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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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12:01:22 PM | Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

Japanese firm Tenshinzan Farm will lease out a portion of the Negros First Ranch in Barangay Sta. Rosa in Murcia town for a Dairy Development Project.

11:56:52 AM | Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

AFTER becoming corn-self-sufficient in 2012, the Philippines may soon become an exporter of corn.

11:51:59 AM | Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

The National Food Authority (NFA) is seeking to have the exclusive right to import rice from Asean member-countries at lower tariffs to boost its buffer stock after the quantitative restriction (QR) on the staple is lifted by Congress.

11:22:27 AM | Monday, August 14th, 2017

The President’s economic managers decided to remove provisions calling for the restructuring of the National Food Authority (NFA) in proposals to amend Republic Act (RA) 8178 to convert the quantitative restriction (QR) of rice into tariffs.

11:17:08 AM | Monday, August 14th, 2017

A social enterprise behind the creation of the first sign language dictionary in the world and another that aims to tackle global food security by helping smallholders have one thing in common. They are a new breed of business entities with unproven business models that would be out of the reach of much-needed philanthropic dollars if not for the emergence of impact investing.

11:07:30 AM | Monday, August 14th, 2017

Recently 60 delegates from 22 Asian countries took part in a workshop organized by the United Nations in Manila to map out national adaptation plans or NAPs, which are the main vehicles of countries for climate change adaptation including accessing climate finance.

11:03:25 AM | Monday, August 14th, 2017

NAGA CITY, July 25 (PIA) –The leader of an agriculturists’ organization called on his colleagues to deal with the challenge of striking a balance between cashing in on groundbreaking agribusiness and protection of environment.

10:38:25 AM | Thursday, August 10th, 2017

In thirty years, the Philippines may become even more dependent on imports of rice, coffee, vegetables, and pork.

10:34:02 AM | Thursday, August 10th, 2017

MANILA, Philippines - Six companies from Southeast Asia will likely supply the 250,000 metric tons (MT) of rice as part of the planned government to private sector (G2P) importation scheme to boost the country’s dwindling buffer stock.

01:40:10 PM | Tuesday, July 18th, 2017

The Philippines and other Asean countries would be able to cut poverty faster if they would cut tariffs on rice and eliminate trade barriers, according to the latest study released by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).