The network of farmers, scientists under Magsasaka at Siyentipiko para sa Pag-unlad ng Agrikultura (MASIPAG in Mindanao), has expressed concern on the decision of the Department of Agriculture to import more agricultural products amid the rice crisis that the country is facing.
Industry leaders here are batting for a patronage to local coffee beans to promote sustainability of local coffee farming.
A total of 30 higher educational institutions in the region were granted approval of their petition to increase tuition and fees for academic year 2018- 2019, an official of the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) here said on Thursday.
A network of farmers and scientists the Magsasaka at Siyentipiko para sa Pag-unlad ng Agrikultura (MASIPAG in Mindanao) has expressed concern on the decision of the Department of Agriculture to import more agricultural products amid the rice crisis that the country is facing.
Authorities here often resorted to so-called “bus therapy” and “police mobile therapy” to people with mental illness left loitering in the city.
The National Food Authority-10 (NFA-10) has confirmed on Friday that there is no hoarding of rice at the Mindanao Container Terminal (MCT) sub-port in Tagoloan, Misamis Oriental, although the city government will still have to dig deeper to see if there are commercial grains dealers who may be stashing their rice supply to the detriment of consumers.
On September 13, Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio signed Executive Order No. 23 series of 2018 creating the Rice Supply and Price Monitoring Committee in a bid to protect the city from the same rice shortage issues in various cities.
Anakpawis Representative Ariel Casilao has asked government to impose a freezing of prices of basic commodities in the areas damaged by typhoon Ompong.
Speaking in different occasions, both President Rodrigo Duterte and Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol assured on Monday that there is no rice shortage in the country.
There will be no increase in interest rates of Pag-IBIG Fund’s home loan for the next years as long as the stakeholders and members are still paying.