As of now, there are about 9, 216 cases of EVD recorded around the world with 4,555 casualties.
Isla Verde residents may be dislocated as a reclamation project in the area is being negotiated by the city government with some investors including a Malaysian firm.
Rocelio Tabay, head of the Davao City Technical Committee on Organic Agriculture, expresses his support for the celebration of World Food Day in the city which highlights family farming and its role in achieving food security. This year’s World Food Day celebration carries the theme “Family Farming: Feeding the World, Caring for the Earth”. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com)
Advocates of organic farming believe that sustaining family farms can help achieve food security.
Speaking before media during iSpeak forum Thursday, MASIPAG Representative Fidel O. Carpesano says that some rice traders tend to mix cheap rice, which are heavily bombarded with pesticides, to locally produced and organic rice leaving consumers unsure of food safety. (Medel V. Hernani/davaotoday.com