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10:35:50 AM | Wednesday, April 25th, 2018

ZAMBOANGA CITY – Naval forces seized a foreign cargo vessel loaded with 1,359 metric tons of smuggled rice and apprehended its 15 Chinese and Bangladeshi crew off Olutanga Island in Zamboanga Sibugay, officials said yesterday.

10:32:44 AM | Wednesday, April 25th, 2018

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO -- There are huge environmental and agricultural challenges for a country like the Philippines which is, unfortunately, in the cross-roads of the ongoing effects of climate change because, despite all appearances of being industrialized, the archipelago is still an agricultural country. 

10:30:25 AM | Wednesday, April 25th, 2018

FOLLOWING the reported "artificial" rice shortage in the country, President Rodrigo Duterte will meet private traders at Malacañan Palace on Thursday, April 5, Cabinet Secretary Leoncio Evasco Jr. said.

10:25:19 AM | Wednesday, April 25th, 2018

Amid the blistering 40-degree heat, farmers, investors, bankers and other business partners from the different sectors of the shrimp industry gathered at the CPF shrimp farm in Zambales to witness the successful harvest of white shrimp (also known as Vannamei) from the pioneering Best Small Farm project.

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.