agriculture productivity - updates

Rappler's latest stories on agriculture productivity


Philippines, Hungary agree to boost agricultural trade, irrigation

Mar 27, 2019 - 7:10 PM

Aside from opening up the markets for agricultural products, Hungarian Agriculture Minister István Nagy says they are also eyeing to provide scholarships for agriculture students

STRONGER RELATIONS. The MOU between the Department of Agriculture and Hungary's Ministry of Agriculture is expected to cover better market access, scholarship opportunities, as well as technology and knowledge transfer. Photo from the Department of Agriculture.

Duterte cuts red tape in importing agricultural products

Sep 25, 2018 - 12:32 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte signs Administrative Order No. 13, removing non-tariff barriers in the importation of agricultural products

IMPORTATION. President Rodrigo Duterte orders the cutting of red tape in importing agricultural products. File photo by AFP

Agriculture trade deficit widens in Q1 2018

Jul 02, 2018 - 8:45 PM

The Philippine Statistics Authority says the Philippines' agricultural imports rose while exports declined, which widened the trade deficit by 41% to $1.83 billion

Agriculture department sets suggested prices for rice, other goods

Jun 25, 2018 - 3:30 PM

The Department of Agriculture gives suggested retail prices for rice, fish, onions, and garlic to stabilize prices

NEDA says new strategy needed as exports fall anew

Jul 13, 2016 - 4:45 PM

As exports decline for the 14th straight month NEDA urges firms to focus on exporting to non traditional and fast growing markets like Switzerland and France

INFOGRAPHIC: How climate change harms the ASEAN food basket

Jun 12, 2015 - 11:09 AM

Southeast Asia s rice fruits and seafood are threatened by global warming What can the ASEAN community do to avert a food security disaster?

7 PH agri products to rave about at Madrid Fusion Manila

Apr 25, 2015 - 10:16 AM

From award winning chocolate to premium coffee from iconic mountains here are products that boast Made in the Philippines

BEST OF PH. At food festival Madrid Fusion Manila, the spotlight shines on Philippine and Spanish cuisine. All photos by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Customs seizes P1.8-m smuggled China mercury at Manila port

Dec 24, 2014 - 12:37 PM

Almost all the items in the shipments are illegal importations Mercury and all medicines are regulated items that require permits from other government agencies says Deputy Customs Commissioner Jessie Dellosa

Typhoons slow down PH agriculture growth in Q1

May 15, 2014 - 3:00 PM

An output increase in the crops livestock and poultry subsectors are negated by the contraction in the fisheries subsector in the first quarter of 2014

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NEDA: APECO to become agro-aqua zone

May 06, 2013 - 3:52 PM

The NEDA adds that no additional investment will be made in APECO until it is able to submit its master plan and land use plan

OVERSIGHT AGENCY. The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) is an oversight agency that steers the country's efforts in attaining economic growth and development. Photo by Cai Ordinario

FAO reappoints PH as external auditor

Mar 27, 2013 - 2:18 PM

The Philippines was re appointed as the external auditor for FAO for the next 6 years

FOOD SECURITY. The Food and Agriculture Organization aims to help achieve food security for all. Photo taken from the United Nations website

NFA rice stocks only good for 2 weeks

Oct 11, 2012 - 12:49 AM

The country s buffer stock at the NFA is only good for 15 days says BAS