Posts Tagged farmers

Piñol to be ‘very strict’ in managing P10B/y farmers’ fund under RCEF

Marje Pelayo   •   April 4, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol on Thursday (April 4) said he will make sure that the P10 billion per year Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF) will be profitably...

Makabayan bloc wants probe on death of 14 in Negros Oriental

Aileen Cerrudo   •   April 4, 2019

QUEZON CITY, Philippines — The Makabayan Bloc wants the House of Representatives to probe the killing of 14 farmers during a police operation in Negros Oriental on Saturday (March 30)....

Over P75-B coco levy fund still out of farmers’ reach – COIR

admin   •   July 26, 2018

      MANILA, Philippines — Millions of Filipino coconut farmers have been waiting for the return of coco levy funds that have been denied from them for almost four...

New technology seen to help coffee farmers boost production

admin   •   November 8, 2017

MANILA, Philippines — Representatives from the Philippine Center for Postharvest Development and Mechanization (PhilMech) has introduced a new technology that will help increase the yield of coffee farmers in Caraga...

NFA assures sufficient supply of rice until the end of 2017

admin   •   September 8, 2017

MANILA, Philippines — The latest inventory of the National Food Authority (NFA) assured that the country’s stock of rice will last up to 72 days. The agency added that the...

DAR begins distribution of farm land to farmers in Tagum, Davao Del Norte

UNTV News   •   May 19, 2017

MANILA — Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) has formally turned over to 159 agrarian reform beneficiaries more than 140 hectares of land of the San Isidro Farm Banana Plantation. This...

President Duterte personally talks to protesting farmers in Mendiola

admin   •   May 10, 2017

MANILA – Around 200 farmers belonging to the Madaum Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Incorporated and other farm worker cooperatives and organizations from Tagum, Davao del Norte camped out in Mendiola since...

Free irrigation for farmers in Negros island to be installed this month

admin   •   January 7, 2017

The National Irrigation Administration (NIA) will begin its free irrigation program for farmers this month. It aims to increase the production of rice in the country from the current 57%...

P2 billion worth of stashed farming equipment set for allocation

admin   •   July 21, 2016

Beginning today the Department of Agriculture is distributing P2 billion worth of machinery and equipment stashed in the compounds and warehouses of DA buildings across the country. Regional directors are...

Agri equipment worth 100M discovered rusting in DA compound

admin   •   July 19, 2016

SOUTH COTABATO, Philippines — Several modern agriculture equipment worth 100 million pesos have been discovered idle and rusting inside the agriculture department’s compound in Tupi, South Cotabato. They were discovered...

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