Posts by tag: davao city council

6 years ago

Ban on GMO crops, subsidy for ‘healthy’ agriculture sought

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Ban on GMO crops, subsidy for ‘healthy’ agriculture sought

“Is government going to subsidize (co-existence), or rather spend it in producing better or safer products? That’s the question. Maybe we can have healthier products with lower price if it subsidizes agriculture that is more sustainable, rather than spending on co-existence. It’s the discussion everyone should have,” said TWN scientist Camilo Beltran.

6 years ago

LECTURE

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First District Councilor Atty. Melchor Quitain reads the Local Government Code during Tuesday’s City Council session to remind fellow councilors on the local government’s capacity to stop mining in the city. (davaotoday.com photo by MEDEL V. HERNANI)

6 years ago

Council racing to stop mining in Davao

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Council racing to stop mining in Davao

City Councilor Danny Dayanghirang said the Council needs to firm up a resolution in the next two weeks before it’s too late to oppose the entry of two mining companies in Paquibato district, this city. Otherwise, “(M)aybe we will wake up and see the companies excavating the mountains,” he said.

6 years ago

Council’s mining ban urged

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Council’s mining ban urged

John Rizle L. Saligumba
Davao Today
Councilor Diosdao Mahipus said that Davao City should “walk the talk” in standing against mining against the city.