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Agri watch groups boycott gov’t food security summit, call for junking of EO 135

“Why would the government launch a National Food Security Summit, if it will only rely on imports instead of boosting local production? The summit should be boycotted because it is organized by those who instigated the food crisis and those who did not address the legitimate demands of rice farmers and food producers.” The post Agri watch groups boycott gov’t food security summit, call for junking of EO 135 appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource: bulatlat bulatlatMay 19th, 2021

Agri groups to boycott DA’s National Food Security Summit

Agroecology X, an alliance of local food producers and agricultural groups, pointed out the Department of Agriculture’s failure to address their problems, particularly the impacts of African swine fever and rice importation. The post Agri groups to boycott DA’s National Food Security Summit appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsMay 11th, 2021

As COVID rages, ASF is another wake up call

The two-day 2021 National Food Security Summit, which would distill discussions that have taken place in the past couple of months at regional levels, begins today with over 1,000 participants meeting virtually, of course, in cognition of the pandemic......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 18th, 2021

Pork crisis triggers call for food security meet

Malacañang called for a Food Security Summit Wednesday with local government units and private companies to address the challenges faced by the country’s agriculture sector......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 11th, 2021

Progressive groups pedal for food self sufficiency and 'JusticeForJosephCanlas

Peasant advocates biked their way to Department of Agriculture today to press for food self-sufficiency and to call for justice for peasant leader Joseph Canlas. The post Progressive groups pedal for food self sufficiency and #JusticeForJosephCanlas appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsMay 19th, 2021

Group wants 10% LGU IRA allotted for food security

A coalition of agriculture groups is urging President Duterte to issue an executive order mandating local government units to use 10 percent of their internal revenue allotment for food secuirty programs to ensure the long-term growth of the agriculture sector......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 15th, 2021

National Food Security Summit isasagawa sa Abril 7-8

  Itinakda na ng Department of Agriculture sa Abril 7 at 8 ang National Food Security Summit. Tugon ito ng DA sa panawagan ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte na magsagawa ng food security summit para matugunan ang problema sa kakapusan ng suplay ng pagkain sa bansa. Ayon kay DA Assistant Secretary Noel Reyes, gagawing physical at […] The post National Food Security Summit isasagawa sa Abril 7-8 appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 13th, 2021

Food security plan

A food security summit is timely in the face of soaring food prices and the still-underdeveloped agriculture sector. It is an occasion to revisit the farm sector that has underperformed in pre-COVID-19 times compared with the rest of the economy......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 12th, 2021

EDITORIAL - Another food security summit

In October 2018, food security summits were spearheaded by the Department of Agriculture in regional clusters......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 11th, 2021

Palace: Food security summit will address changes brought by pandemic

Mindanao Development Authority chairman Emmanuel Piñol took offense at the announcement, saying it appeared that he knew nothing about food security planning......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 11th, 2021

Palace calls for food security summit

No date has been set for the summit, which was proposed as the government is addressing a pork supply issue caused by the ASF......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 10th, 2021

Gov& rsquo;t policy on public health not for sale & mdash; solon

Lawmakers reiterated the call for an investigation on the Food and Drug Administration’s questionable receipt of private funding from international private groups, The Union and Bloomberg Initiative, in exchange for the issuance of pre-defined policies on e-cigarettes or vapor products and heated tobacco products......»»

Category: lifestyleSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJan 11th, 2021

Sugar millers join call to lessen agri imports

The local sugar industry has joined the call of other agriculture groups to stop the importation of various farm commodities......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 14th, 2020

Baguio picked as pilot area for urban agri project

BAGUIO CITY—For being urbanized yet successful in gardening, this city was identified by the Department of Agriculture as a pilot area for the implementation of the Urban Agriculture Project. Agriculture Secretary William Dar and Baguio City Mayor Benjamin Magalong signed a memorandum of understanding for UAP that aims to ensure food security in the urban […] The post Baguio picked as pilot area for urban agri project appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJun 21st, 2020

Agriculture sector crucial in helping Filipinos recover from crisis

Sen. Bong Go has appealed to the Department of Agriculture to assist more agri- and fishery-based micro and small enterprises to bolster food security as part of the efforts to help Filipinos recover from the coronavirus disease crisis......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 13th, 2020

Go taps agri for BP2 boost

Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go on Wednesday lauded Agriculture Secretary William Dar’s effort to provide agri-enterprise assistance to beneficiaries of the Balik Probinsya, Bagong Pag-asa (BP2) Program. The aid, he said, will accelerate countryside socio-economic development. “It is a big lift to the sustainability of the program and ensures efforts to strengthen food security in […] The post Go taps agri for BP2 boost appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJun 4th, 2020

DA focuses on SAP & food security projects for agri sector

BAGUIO CITY, May 29 (PIA) - - The Department of Agriculture under the Social Amelioration Program (SAP) of the national government has allocated P149,960,000 million that is set to be distributed t.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsMay 30th, 2020

Growing beyond food security

Before the pandemic, hunger was already a very real and very palpable problem......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 21st, 2021

Philippines backs 10-year APEC food security roadmap

The Philippines has thrown full support behind Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation 10-year food security roadmap, according to the Department of Agriculture......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 21st, 2021

Growing beyond food security

Before the pandemic, hunger was already a very real and very palpable problem......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 21st, 2021

US Navy warship visits Manila for first port call since 2019

"Our US Navy ships’ presence at sea and in ports like Manila promote security and stability that drives the peace and prosperity for the benefit of regional countries," Vice Adm. Karl Thomas, commander of the US 7th Fleet, said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 19th, 2021