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04:13:38 PM | Monday, May 15th, 2017

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Agriculture (DA) is now calling for the immediate importation of the 250,000 metric tons (MT) of rice that will serve as the country’s buffer stock in time for the coming of the lean months.

04:08:11 PM | Monday, May 15th, 2017

Agricultural engineers from the Philippines and two other ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) countries are in the country for a series of conferences seeking to help enhance the productivity of Filipino farmers so the country can attain food security.

04:04:11 PM | Monday, May 15th, 2017

The United Nations’ 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development identified food security as an urgent global priority. But this matter is particularly more critical for the Philippines because its population will reach 105 million by yearend.

03:53:13 PM | Monday, May 15th, 2017

Agriculture engineers hold their annual meeting in Legazpi City next week to seek technological solutions to help secure the country’s food needs.

03:49:02 PM | Monday, May 15th, 2017

Rice policy has once again come to the public consciousness. The President has unfortunately spoken against the importation of rice as an element of economic policy.

02:32:51 PM | Monday, May 15th, 2017

THE government’s call to prioritize local rice purchases over imports runs the risk of endangering food security, an economic-freedom advocacy group of ex-technocrats said.

11:31:52 AM | Monday, May 15th, 2017

The report, a review of Philippine agricultural policy published on the OECD Website last week, said policy initiatives pursued by the Philippines may be hindering farmers from realizing bigger incomes.

11:20:13 AM | Monday, May 15th, 2017

Oceans mean the whole world.

11:11:59 AM | Monday, May 15th, 2017

MANILA, Philippines - State-run National Food Authority (NFA) continues to insist on the need for an immediate government-to-government importation of 250,000 metric tons (MT) of rice inspite of a projected bumper harvest from local farmers.

11:04:17 AM | Monday, May 15th, 2017

The National Food Authority said Monday it needs to secure an additional stockpile of rice, most likely imports, in preparation for the calamity-prone lean months of July to September.