agriculture statistics - updates

Rappler's latest stories on agriculture statistics


Poverty and nutrition: What happened to the poor man's fish?

Apr 01, 2015 - 7:53 AM

Tilapia is now the poor man s fish after galunggong becomes more expensive Fish prices in general make it hard for an average Filipino to afford them

PH food wastage: Think twice before wasting your meal

Mar 20, 2014 - 6:12 PM

There is enough food in the world for everyone but one third of all food is wasted globally

FOOD LOSS. Among developing countries like the Philippines, food loss occurs even before consumption. Food is already lost during the production and postharvest stages. Photo by Romeo Gacad/AFP

How climate change threatens our food security

Mar 15, 2014 - 11:41 AM

As the world becomes warmer in the coming years Philippine agriculture will face greater challenges

LOSS. Agricultural workers lose crops and income due to extreme weather brought about by climate change. Photo by Jay Directo/AFP

Rice, corn prices stable during Yolanda

Nov 18, 2013 - 7:37 PM

The Bureau of Agricultural Statistics says prices of rice crops and corn were stable in the week Typhoon Yolanda battered the Visayas region

STABLE. Prices of rice and corn were stable in the week Yolanda wrecked havoc in Visayas. Photo from the International Rice Research Institute

Alcala to organic farmers: Reimburse your certification

Oct 19, 2013 - 7:47 PM

Third party certification will allow organic farming practitioners to participate in international trade

REIMBURSE. If producers worry of the steep cost of third-party certification, they can apply to reimburse with the Department of Agriculture. File photo by AFP

BOI OKs P2.4-B poultry farm projects

Nov 16, 2012 - 1:34 PM

The projects include poultry stock and hatchery farms

Fewer Pinoys get agri jobs

Oct 27, 2012 - 6:49 PM

There are now less farmers in the Philippines as the sector remains unattractive for most Filipinos

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

Corn output seen to hit 7.8-M MT in 2012

Oct 11, 2012 - 12:45 AM

The country s corn production could reach 7 8 M MT this year says Philmaize

Decline in NFA rice pulls down country stock at end-August

Sep 12, 2012 - 6:35 PM

NFA s rice stock inventory posts decline of 64 2 as of August amid efforts to attain self sufficiency