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Information Resource contains articles related to food security in the country. The articles are from news websites and may also include contributions from member-agencies.

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09:21:43 AM | Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

The Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) said it is banking on an advanced and more efficient breeding process to produce climate-resilient rice seeds.

09:17:04 AM | Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

Collective food security has been on the Association of Southeast Asian Nations’ (ASEAN) agenda since its founding, and the 2007-2008 food crisis saw this agenda grow in relevance.

09:08:05 AM | Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

Over 15 million people in the Philippines have no access to clean and safe water.

08:29:35 AM | Thursday, February 9th, 2017

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte wants to see more productive use of the vast tracts of land sitting idly across the archipelago.

08:27:10 AM | Thursday, February 9th, 2017

The Department of Agriculture in Region 11 (DA-11) will expand its thrust to promote vegetable production from schools to military camps.

09:37:59 AM | Monday, February 6th, 2017

Wetlands are vital for human survival. They are among the world’s most productive environments; cradles of biological diversity that provide the water and productivity upon which countless species of plants and animals depend for survival.

09:30:26 AM | Monday, February 6th, 2017

Poor Filipinos experienced some respite from high commodity prices in 2016, data released by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) on Wednesday showed.

09:25:27 AM | Monday, February 6th, 2017

Faced with a possible workforce gap, companies are working with colleges and universities to provide young Filipinos the education needed to succeed in agriculture

09:50:39 AM | Monday, January 30th, 2017

DAVAO CITY, Philippines—The National Food Authority said on Monday that they would continue to import rice because the rice produced by local farmers are insufficient to supply the entire Davao region.

09:45:28 AM | Monday, January 30th, 2017

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is calling for better water management and improved access for small farmers while Malacañang continues to find ways to make the promise of free irrigation a reality.