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Food Crisis

My bold prediction is that by the end of this year or early next year, the country will be facing a full-blown food crisis if corresponding corrective measures are not undertaken by the government.

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Why do we import agri-food commodities?

IT has become commonplace among our policymakers and media practitioners to complain why we keep on importing our food and agricultural requirements when the Philippines is an "agricultural country."

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Why fertiliser prices are soaring

As well as bringing devastation to Ukraine, Vladimir Putin’s war risks tipping millions of people around the world into hunger. Russia and Ukraine supply 28% of globally traded wheat, 29% of the barley, 15% of the maize and 75% of the…

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Sigh of relief

Albay Rep. Joey Salceda slammed the Department of Agriculture for the unabated smuggling of agricultural products – such as vegetables, fruits and meat – calling the DA the “mother of all smuggling.”

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