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DA equips farmers to boost Caraga s mango industry

BUTUAN CITY, Aug. 10 -- To further capacitate the mango farmers of Caraga region on pest and disease management and in effect boost their production volume and quality, the Department of Agriculture (.....»»

Category: newsSource: manilanews manilanewsAug 10th, 2018

DA Caraga, LGU unite to boost livestock industry

BUTUAN CITY, Aug. 6 -" In unity, there is strength." This is the principle that holds government livestock expert in Caraga Region to unite and conduct "bayanihan" system in serving the livestock indu.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsAug 6th, 2018

NFA urged to buy more rice

Industry groups are urging the National Food Authority (NFA) to buy more rice to augment its buffer stock and stabilize prices. According to Bantay Bigas and Samahang Industriya ng Agrikultura (Sinag), NFA's goal to buy 6 million bags or about 300,000 metric tons (MT) of palay from local farmers this year corresponds to just 1.6 percent of the country's total palay production. The agency, however, is mandated to buy at least 10 percent of total local production to help stabilize rice prices and maintain a healthy buffer. "How can the NFA boost its buffer stock with such meager target procurement? NFA should increase its palay procurement at better prices to stabilize the market ...Keep on reading: NFA urged to buy more rice.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 14th, 2018

Beekeeping to boost Guimaras’ mango industry

By: Perla Lena  GUIMARAS’ drive to produce organic mangoes will get a boost from efforts to increase bee pollinators in the province. Ramon P. Marañon, chairperson of the Provincial Agricultural and Fishery Council (PAFC) of Guimaras and also a beekeeper, said they encourage mango growers to venture into beekeeping to increase pollinators not only for mangoes […] The post Beekeeping to boost Guimaras’ mango industry appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJan 31st, 2018

Davao Oriental to boost cacao production

DAVAO Oriental plans to expand its cacao plantations by 15,000 hectares to further develop the cacao industry and help improve the income of the province’s cacao farmers. Some 3 million cacao seedlings will be planted under the expansion plan, prov.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsAug 25th, 2016

Megawide acquires property management firm for P344 M

Megawide Construction Corp. has taken full ownership of Walter Mart’s WM Property Management Inc. (WMPMI) in a bid to boost its foothold in the transportation infrastructure industry......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated News10 hr. 6 min. ago

Watch on maritime education backed

A lawmaker on Sunday backed proposals for joint supervision by two regulators of education programs for future ship officers saying it would boost the global competitiveness of Filipino sailors. “We support the combined efforts of the Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) and the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) to supervise the quality of the Bachelor of […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsAug 12th, 2018

JICA, Marina in partnership for shipbuilding

The Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) has strengthened its collaboration with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to boost the Philippines’ shipbuilding and ship repair industry......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 11th, 2018

Enforce writ on P83 billion coco levy assets, Sandigan urged

Malacañang supports the Sandiganbayan’s recent order to turn over the P83 billion in assets acquired through the Coconut Industry Investment Fund (CIFF) to the government for the benefit of coconut farmers......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 11th, 2018

Villar assures farmers will benefit from P105-B coco levy fund

Sen. Cynthia Villar has assured that the coconut levy fund will be distributed to farmers under the proposed law creating a coconut farmers and industry trust fund. Villar assures farmers will benefit from P105-B coco levy fund Sen. Cynthia Villar has assured that the coconut levy fund will be distributed to farmers under the proposed… link: Villar assures farmers will benefit from P105-B coco levy fund.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsAug 11th, 2018

DOT urged to boost tourism

HOUSE Committee on Appropriations Chairperson Rep. Karlo “Ang Probinsyano” Nograles believes the tourism industry can help put more money in the pockets of his fellow “probinsyanos,” and he is hopeful that the Department of Tourism (DOT) can maximize the use of its three billion-peso budget to make it happen. The….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsAug 8th, 2018

Tourism to boost grassroots growth

Developing the country’s tourism industry would bring inclusive growth and allow Filipinos to enjoy its benefits from the grassroots, Special Assistant to the President (SAP) Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go told members of the Association of Tourism Officers of the Philippines (ATOP). Go recently met with ATOP members and called on them to help the government […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsAug 5th, 2018

Final version of coco levy bill shatters farmers hopes

MANILA, Philippines – Farmers’ hopes were shattered after Congress approved the questionable final version of the coconut levy bill on Wednesday, August 1. (READ:  Coco levy fund scam: Gold for the corrupt, crumbs for farmers ) The coco levy trust fund bill or the Coconut Farmers and Industry Development Act was among the campaign promises of President Rodrigo Duterte.  The approved ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2018

Rice farmers P10-B subsidy awaits implementation

A P10-BILLION subsidy for rice farmers is set to be implemented if a pending bill to set tariffs on exported rice products will be approved by the Senate. In an interview Monday, July 30, Senator Cynthia Villar said the P10-billion subsidy for rice farmers aims to boost their competitiveness should her pending bill, which seeks… link: Rice farmers' P10-B subsidy awaits implementation.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 30th, 2018

Recruiters back bello

Bribery charge against DoLE chief nixed LABOR and Employment Secretary Silvestre Bello III got a big boost to his morale and self-confidence after industry leaders and members of the country’s land-based manpower (recruitment) agencies signed a “joint manifesto” expressing their full confidence in his leadership. The manifesto, signed by at….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJul 30th, 2018

Xiaomi launches second-generation Android One phones in Spain

  MADRID, Spain – The Chinese smartphone industry's push into Western markets got another boost on Tuesday, July 24, as Spanish capital, Madrid, hosted the global launch of Xiaomi's newest phones: the Mi A2 and the Mi A2 Lite. These two phones are the successor to last year's successful Mi A1, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 25th, 2018

DTI, UAE ink deal to boost halal exports

The Department of Trade and Industry has entered into an agreement with the United Arab Emirates’ Authority for Standardization and Metrology to make it easier for Philippine businesses to export halal products to the UAE......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 25th, 2018

Infotech stakeholders seek more incentives

LEADERS of the Philippine information technology and business process management (IT-BPM) industry are considering providing incentives to boost the sector’s attractiveness. In a press briefing on Friday, Rey Untal, president and chief executive officer of the Information Technology and Business Process Association of the Philippines (IBPAP), said the organization had begun talking with policymakers on [...] The post Infotech stakeholders seek more incentives appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJul 21st, 2018

DA envisions rise of corn industry in Caraga Region

BUTUAN CITY, July 19 -- To keep up the momentum of the thriving corn industry in Caraga Region, the Department of Agriculture (DA) is looking for possible areas for the expansion of corn production. I.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJul 19th, 2018

DA envisions rise of corn industry in Caraga Region

BUTUAN CITY, July 19 — To keep up the momentum of the thriving corn industry in Caraga Region, the Department of Agriculture (DA) is looking for possible areas for the expansion of corn production. I Source link link: DA envisions rise of corn industry in Caraga Region.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 19th, 2018

CSU holds first abaca consultative forum with farmers, stakeholders

Abaca is life for Catanduanes. In a bid to strengthen the abaca industry in the province, the Catanduanes State University (CSU) held its first consultative forum with stakeholders and the abaca farmers from the 11 municipalities of the province on June 26, 2018 at the university auditorium.  The event, facilitated by the CSU’s Research and […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  bicolperyodikoRelated NewsJun 28th, 2018