DAVAO CITY, Philippines – A non-government organization (NGO) campaigning for more youth to participate in the country’s agricultural sector aims to raise the number of young farmers in the city to a thousand by next y
The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) said it is pushing to limit to five years the life span of the agribusiness venture agreements (AVAs) between agrarian reform beneficiaries and the private contracting sector.
The New Zealand government has allotted US$2.5 million (P127.79 million*) to support Mindanao’s food production and agricultural development.
Few years back, the coffee industry in Maramag was almost dying after coffee farmers could not even sell their produce to local traders
Filipinos’ love for caffeine is too much for coffee growers to handle, which is why the country imports beans to keep up with the drinking habit.
More than a thousand farmers, industry players and advocates of organic farming will converge here for the 14th National Organic Agriculture Congress (NOAC) on October 24-26.
Key players of the coconut industry here are looking forward to further optimize production and business opportunities by tying up with local and international investors who will participate in the largest annual international coco conference in November.
The city government allotted a total of P2 million budget for next year to further boost the cacao industry.
Many farmers in Davao Region are gradually giving up mango production as sustaining the business affected by climate change have left them cash-strapped, an agricultural leader said.
DAVAO CITY, Philippines – Several environmental groups sought a regional trial court’s permission to defend the City Council and two…