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09:14:46 AM | Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) in Davao Region listed a total of 2,170 fishermen from 46 local government units (LGU) who will benefit from Targeted Actions to Reduce Poverty and Generate Economic Transformation (Target) in the Fishery Sector program of the agency.

10:17:24 AM | Friday, January 23rd, 2015

Agriculture expanded by 1.83 percent in 2014. The sector’s growth was contributed by the production increments in the crops, livestock and poultry subsectors. Gross earnings amounted to P1. 6 trillion at current prices or 9.71 percent higher than last year’s earnings.

04:43:40 PM | Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

IN support of the Aquino administration’s intensified drive to reduce poverty in the country, the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) on Tuesday said that social services have been allotted with 36.6 percent, or P952.7 billion—the largest of all sectoral allocations—of the 2015 P2.606-trillion national budget.

09:23:46 AM | Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

Rice has been an indispensable staple food on the plates of the majority of Filipinos and is crucial in providing employment to millions of farmers. Rice policy adopts protectionism as an instrument for food security and livelihood promotion, limiting the intensity of competition from foreign suppliers of the staple.

09:17:41 AM | Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

The Philippines now has a chance to eradicate poverty in a generation, if it can sustain a strong economic growth that will lead per capita income to rise 11 times in 30 years, according to the World Bank.

09:12:05 AM | Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

The Philippines must sustain at least 6 percent growth in its gross domestic product (GDP) per year to eradicate poverty in the country, according to the World Bank.

09:07:37 AM | Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

ROXAS CITY, Capiz, Jan. 15 (PIA) – A program that aims to reduce the poverty incidence in upland areas here was positively endorsed by the province of Capiz to the Regional Development Council.

09:04:38 AM | Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

At least 13,000 jobs are now up for grabs for those seeking employment this new year in the government’s online job search website, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said.

09:01:21 AM | Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

MANILA, Philippines – The World Bank says the Philippines can eliminate poverty within a generation as sustained economic growth in recent years has translated into more jobs and higher incomes.

02:20:17 PM | Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

The Department of Agriculture said today that it plans to expand its research and development efforts on rice to help further improve the production of the crop.