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04:23:28 PM | Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018

MANILA - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations has teamed up with 10 legislators to put up a "parliamentary alliance" that will focus on food security and nutrition in the Philippines.

09:26:19 AM | Friday, January 19th, 2018

MANILA-The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is further strengthening its patnership with the Government of the Philippines to ensure food security and nutrition in the country with the launch today of the FAO Legislative Advisory Group-Philippines (FLAG-PH).

09:34:40 AM | Thursday, January 18th, 2018

QUEZON CITY, Dec. 20 -- The Department of Agriculture (DA) reminds the public to be mindful of their food consumption this holiday season during the culmination of #RICEponsiblePlateChallenge, a social media campaign that encourages consumers to prepare the healthiest and most balanced meal in a plate.

09:19:31 AM | Thursday, January 18th, 2018

MANILA, Dec. 22 – The National Food Authority (NFA) will continue to build up its food security buffer stocks from domestic palay procurement and rice importation, if necessary, under a regime where quantitative restriction (QR) on rice has been lifted.

09:13:17 AM | Thursday, January 18th, 2018

CALAMBA CITY, Laguna, Jan. 12 (PIA) -- “Food Security and Poverty Alleviation are the expected impact of Community Fish Landing Center (CFLC) in accordance with the goals and objectives of BFAR IV-A for the fishery and aquaculture sector particularly in Laguna,” Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Region IV-A (BFAR IV-A) Regional Director Lilian Garcia stated.

09:01:51 AM | Thursday, January 18th, 2018

The United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) launched on Wednesday a pilot alliance with Philippine lawmakers to tackle food security and nutrition issues through legislation.

09:03:26 AM | Monday, January 15th, 2018

This farming system, which is espoused by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), is not a novel concept as traditional farming practices like crop rotation and rainwater harvesting can be considered climate-smart, which, in this case, can refer to any practice and technology that can cut emissions while simultaneously raising yields and building farmers’ resilience.

09:37:22 AM | Wednesday, January 10th, 2018

Kroger, in partnership with Fair Trade USA, announced that its Simple Truth brand will expand in 2018 to offer more Fair Trade Certified products. The Simple Truth brand's current portfolio of Fair Trade products spans multiple commodities, including coffee, cocoa, coconut, tea, sugar and agave, and leads the private label grocery industry in Fair Trade offerings.

10:29:08 AM | Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018

Cebu City — The Cebu provincial government vowed to continue to provide equipment for programs involved in the improvement and progress of the agricultural sector here.

09:26:23 AM | Friday, December 29th, 2017

I recently went over the latest report of The Global Food Security Index (GFSI) that was developed by The Economist Intelligence Unit with backing from DuPont. And I must say that I was not surprised on its findings on the Philippines.