Tenant farmers in Mindanao who practice conventional farming have been suffering the “worst effects” of the Republic Act No. 11203 or the Rice Tariffication Law (RTL), according to a research of farmers-scientists network, Masipag Mindanao.
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As the crisis worsens in third world countries like the Philippines, health care is apparently not a priority for the government. With the continuing neglect and consistent slash of budget for health among any other social services, this resulted to a ballooning and complex problems of health concerns.
Farmers and the business community don’t see eye-to-eye with regards to what the direction Mindanao’s agri-business is taking under the East Asia Growth Area (EAGA) Triangle and ASEAN integration.
by MART D. SAMBALUD Davao Today TAGUM CITY — Three Davao provinces lost P300-million in agriculture and infrastructure damaged by…
By DON J. PAGUSARA Davao Today Amidst the raging militarization in the countryside, our farmers under the MASIPAG (Makabayan Syentipiko…
Non-government organizations supporting organic food and farms want local and national laws to ban genetically-modified crops such as the controversial Golden Rice for its detrimental effect to health and farmers’ income.