Japan-based commodity supplier Farmind Corporation is eyeing to put up banana plantations in conflict areas of Mindanao, a Cabinet official said.
A militant party-list representative urged President Rodrigo Duterte Thursday to certify as urgent House Bill No. 557 or the Genuine Small Coconut Farmers’ Fund as it warned of legislative proposals that deprived coconut farmers of their legitimate claim.
The City Government received P2 million from the Department of Agriculture to improve the livelihood of fisherfolk in Davao City.
A local farmers group will mark the World Food Day celebration on Oct.16 with a call for climate justice.
Coffee farmers and businessmen are set to meet in SMX Convention Center at SM Lanang here on Oct. 12 to 13 for the 9th National Coffee Summit.
In a resolution passed Tuesday, owners of food establishments are encouraged to include brown rice in their menu in line with the agriculture department’s #BROWN4good challenge.
An environmental group has urged residents here to oppose the High Tribunal’s ruling that struck down a local ordinance banning the agricultural practice of aerial spraying.
Following the decision of the Supreme Court declaring Davao City’s aerial spray ban as unconstitutional, a councilor suggested to regulate than prohibit it.
Around 600 fishermen here received motorized boats and other farm and fishing equipment amounting to over P21 million from the Department of Agriculture Wednesday, August 17.
A group of farmers and scientists challenged the Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel “Manny” Piñol to support the farmers call on developing sustainable and safe agriculture.