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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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10:18:09 AM | Wednesday, April 25th, 2018

Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel F. Piñol is pushing for the retention of the marketing functions of the National Food Authority (NFA) even after the quantitative restriction (QR) on rice is scrapped to ensure stable prices.

04:59:28 PM | Friday, April 13th, 2018

RESPONSIBLE hog farming and Mindanao's contribution to the country's pork industry are the highlights in this year's National Hog Convention and Trade Exhibit.

09:02:56 AM | Wednesday, April 11th, 2018

MANILA, Philippines — State-run National Food Authority (NFA) is allocating around P6.12 billion for the procurement of the 250,000 metric tons (MT) of rice as part of the emergency importation via the government to government (G2G) scheme.

04:43:36 PM | Wednesday, April 4th, 2018

The National Food Authority (NFA) is pushing for measures that would ensure food security and counter the impact of  the lifting of the waiver on quantitative restrictions (QRs)  on rice imports last June.

04:38:35 PM | Wednesday, April 4th, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte has called on farmers to continue producing food for Filipinos and help boost the country’s food security, and promised sustained support for them.

04:36:34 PM | Wednesday, April 4th, 2018

WE encourage everyone to pray for our nation’s food security and sustainability. We are facing a global threat of food shortage that if not properly addressed by the government and other leading bodies in the world would result to a kind of plague. 

09:49:02 AM | Monday, April 2nd, 2018

A NEW World Bank (WB) study emphasizes the benefits for agricultural countries like the Philippines of addressing agricultural pollution, noting how reforms and incentives can support the industry’s competitiveness, development, and sustainability.

09:42:06 AM | Monday, April 2nd, 2018

With the government’s inevitable shift to a rice tariff regime and the perceived failure of the National Food Authority (NFA) to fulfill its mandate, now comes the debate on whether or not the agency should finally be reformed.

09:33:02 AM | Monday, April 2nd, 2018

Vegetable productivity in most parts of the southern Philippines is hampered by low nutrient availability in the soil. Overapplication of mineral fertilizers and unbalanced nutrients are also major concerns in vegetable production. These fertilizer-use practices take a large share of the total cost of production inputs. A project has been addressing these concerns through research activities that have been ongoing since 2014.

09:31:17 AM | Monday, April 2nd, 2018

In Barangay Catburawan in Ligao City, residents marvel at their fishermen's 'unprecedented' daily catch, the fruit of efforts of local authorities to stamp out illegal fishing in Burias Pass.