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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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10:53:17 AM | Tuesday, July 18th, 2017

BIOTECHNOLOGY can be the key to the country's food security and development issues. Gil Saguiguit, director of Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (Searca) said that this scientific technology gives farmers a fighting chance to cope with the many challenges and obstacles they face in farming.

10:29:07 AM | Tuesday, July 18th, 2017

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya—Enterprising students of the Nueva Vizcaya State University (NVSU) in this capital town have pioneered what they describe as a project that combats decreasing volume of agricultural crops harvested in urbanized municipalities of Nueva Vizcaya and the increasing factors that contribute to the worsening problem of solid wastes, like plastic bottles, plastic bags, tarpaulins and Styrofoam containers.

04:05:36 PM | Thursday, July 13th, 2017

Rice importation has been a hot topic these past months.

03:52:30 PM | Thursday, July 13th, 2017

Hard-earned money by overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) could just be the key to solve the country’s perennial challenge of achieving food self-sufficiency and security, according to the the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).

10:47:22 AM | Friday, June 23rd, 2017

CLIMATE change will threaten food security if the country fails to manage water use efficiently, William Dar, president of the InangLupa Movement Inc., warned on Thursday.

10:44:22 AM | Friday, June 23rd, 2017

Food security in the international development community is now considered as a wider phenomenon composed of availability, access, and use. From this perspective, fish trade can be central to food security.

09:07:12 AM | Monday, June 5th, 2017

Through the years, food security and self-sufficiency especially in rice has been a cherished dream of the Philippines.

09:04:45 AM | Monday, June 5th, 2017

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines is among the countries with the worst conditions for children growing up, a new report revealed.

03:05:59 PM | Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

MASS propagation of breadfruit is seen as one of the solutions for the Philippines’ need of food security, an official of the United Inventors/Innovators Organizations of the Philippines (UIIOP) said.

08:58:03 AM | Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

CABINET Secretary Leoncio Evasco Jr. on Tuesday announced a shift in government policy on rice importation after the National Food Authority (NFA) Council allowed private traders to import rice through foreign governments to increase buffer stocks ahead of the lean months.