The farmers expected their distress calls to be heard but the City Council session ended Tuesday without a resolution, as the councilors prioritised the approval of a new liquor ban.
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By JOHN RIZLE L. SALIGUMBA
The players in the cacao industry have targeted to produce one Million metric tons of cacao by 2014. Currently, the target falls short with the country producing only 20,000 MT out of the 130,000 to 150,000 MT target. The country needs to plant cacao to about 130,000 hectares to reach the target.
Rene Dalayon (right), President of Cidami, encourages local farmers to plant cacao “to meet the global market challenge.” He said…