Typhoon-hit provinces, LGUs urged to invest in early warning system for agriculture - Jan. 9, 2013
Rice Watch and Action Network urged the provincial and LGU officials of typhoon-ravaged provinces of Compostela Valley and Davao Oriental to invest in early warning system for agriculture to protect the communities and their livelihood from the fury of extreme weather events, such as Typhoon Pablo that ravaged the provinces’ main agricultural crop, bananas.
NFA to put up years-old rice for bidding - July 30, 2011
Pinangangambahan ngayon ng grupong Rice Watch Action Network na nakalalason na ang lumang bigas na ilang taon nang nakatambak sa bodega ng National Food Authority. Ayon naman sa NFA, ipasusuri muna nila kung ligtas pa itong kainina bago nila ibenta.
11M sacks of rice rotting in NFA, farmers say - July 26, 2011
Kasama sa mga ibinida ni Pangulong Aquino sa kanyang State of the Nation Address ang pagbaba ng antas ng pag-angkat ng Pilipinas ng bigas mula sa ibang bansa. Pero sa kabila nito, ayon sa isang grupo ng magsasaka ay milyun-milyong sako ng bigas pa rin ang nakatambak at nabubulok sa bodega ng NFA.
ADDRESSING EMERGING FOOD CRISIS
Aurora Alarde-Regalado, Hazel Tanchuling, Jessica Reyes-Cantos
WE HAVEN’T really gotten over the impact of the 2008 food crisis, and yet another one is unfolding. Global food prices have hit record levels, largely driven by soaring prices of cereals, meat and dairy products.
Crude prices have also surged amid the conflict in North Africa and protests in the Middle East.
Rising fuel costs mean higher prices of essential commodities, transport and, of course, food.
Pahayag sa Tunay na Kalagayan ng Agrikultura sa Pilipinas - July 19, 2012
Narito kami sa harap ng tanggapan ng Department of Agriculture upang ipahayag ang totoong kalagayan ng agrikultura sa Pilipinas. Sa kabila ng magagarbong pahayag ng administrasyon, ang agrikultura at pangisdaan ay humaharap sa matinding krisis.
A BIG THANK YOU
R1 and the various farmers and fisherfolk organizations would like to thank the caring donors who have supported our OPERATION BANIG, KUMOT AT GAMOT FOR HABAGAT VICTIMS.
Integrating Climate Risk Management into Local Agriculture Planning
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AFTA at ang Bigas
G33 Consolidated Fact Sheets (PDF file)
Documentation of Rice
New R1 Bulletin
WTO Committe on Agriculture Special Session: Refocusing Discussions on the Special Safeguard Mechanism (SSM): Outstanding Issues and Concerns on its Design and Structure, Submission by the G-33 - Jan. 28, 2010
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