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04 March 2013
View news from Philippines Land Bank Extends P39.9B Loan to Small Farmers, Fishers in 2012
PHILIPPINES - The Land Bank of the Philippines released P39.9 billion loan in 2012 to further strengthen support to small farmers and fishers....
14 February 2013
View news from Philippines DA Readying Livestock, Poultry Subsectors for Export
PHILIPPINES - The Philippines can become competitive in exporting livestock and poultry, especially with the elimination of tariffs on most farm goods traded within the ASEAN region once the region is integrated into a single market in 2015, the Department...
12 February 2013
View news from Philippines Insurance Coverage Available to Farmers, Fishers in N Samar
PHILIPPINES - More or less 5,000 farmers and fishermen could make use of of the insurance coverage offered by the provincial government of Northern Samar. ...
24 January 2013
View news from Philippines Storm Quinta Caused P15-Million Damage in Aklan
PHILIPPINES - Tropical storm “Quinta” that hit Aklan last year has caused P15.3 million worth of damages in the province. ...
22 January 2013
View news from Philippines Agriculture Sector Grew by 2.9 per cent in 2012
PHILIPPINES - The country’s agriculture industry — bannered by the crops, poultry and livestock subsectors — grew by 2.92 per cent in 2012, grossing P1.4 trillion at current prices. ...
09 January 2013
View news from Philippines Biliran Statistics Office to Conduct Census on Agriculture, Fisheries
PHILIPPINES - To establish an inventory of the agricultural and fishery resources of which data collected will be used by policymakers and planners the National Statistics Office (NSO) will conduct the 2012 Census on Agriculture and Fisheries (CAF)....
11 December 2012
View news from Philippines Government Sure of Agricultural Growth Despite 'Pablo' Damage
PHILIPPINES - There's nothing stopping good practices and improved systems, especially in the agriculture sector. Agriculture Secretary Proceso J. Alcala is confident that the agriculture sector would post a positive growth for the last quarter of the...
21 November 2012
View news from Philippines Upgraded Abattoir to Help Boost Meat Industry
PHILIPPINES - Senator Franklin M. Drilon and Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala recently inaugurated an upgraded P83-million ‘double-A’ abattoir or slaughterhouse in Iloilo that will pave the way to transforming the province and Western Visayas...
13 November 2012
View news from Philippines Agricultural Sector Grows by 1.9 Per Cent
PHILIPPINES - The country’s agriculture sector has a total value of P956 billion at current prices, as it grew by 1.93 percent during the first nine months of the year, the Department of Agriculture said. ...
12 October 2012
View news from Philippines Government Further Strengthens Agri-Fishery Education
PHILIPPINES - The Department of Agriculture (DA) and the Department of Education (DepEd) will jointly explore ways to improve the delivery of agriculture and fishery offerings in 126 agri-fishery technical vocational schools. ...
28 September 2012
View news from Philippines Public Support Sought on 2012 Census of Agriculture, Fisheries
PHILIPPINES - The National Statistics Office (NSO) in Basilan sought the support and cooperation of stakeholders, especially those who are involved in activities relative to agriculture and fisheries for the conduct of Census of Agriculture and Fisheries...
19 September 2012
View news from Philippines Organic Rice and Cattle Farming get Boost
PHILIPPINES - Three coastal towns from Lanao del Norte province received financial support from the Mindanao Rural Development Programme (MRDP) of the Department of Agriculture for the implementation of its agricultural projects, particularly those on...
18 September 2012
View news from Philippines Agriculture Census Will Help Develop the Industry
PHILIPPINES - A regional consultative forum spearheaded by the regional office of the National Statistics Office (NSO) has been conducted to inform stakeholders of issues and concerns on the 2012 Census of Agriculture and Fisheries (CAF). ...
24 August 2012
View news from Philippines Govt Proposes 2013 Agriculture/Fisheries Budget
PHILIPPINES - To sustain the momentum of frontloading investments in agri-fishery infrastructure and attain sufficiency in rice and other major staples by the end of 2013, the Department of Agriculture is proposing a P74.1-billion budget for the coming...
16 August 2012
View news from Philippines Nationwide Census on Agriculture to Take Place
PHILIPPINES - Census enumerators and supervisors will be visiting households and establishments engaged in agriculture and fisheries starting February 2013 to gather data and compile the latest information on the agriculture and fishery sector of the...
14 August 2012
View news from Philippines Agricultural Sector Grows by One Per Cent
PHILIPPINES - The Philippine agriculture sector grew by 0.93 per cent in the first half of 2012, with a gross value of P691.4 billion at current prices. ...
06 June 2012
View news from Philippines Soccsksargen Strengthens Livestock Sector
PHILIPPINES - In a bid to advance the global competitiveness of Soccsksargen’s livestock and poultry industry, the Department of Agriculture -12 will gather over 300 sector stakeholders in the 1st Regional Livestock and Poultry Congress in General Santos...
27 January 2012
View news from Philippines Philippine's Agriculture Sector Continues to Grow
PHILIPPINES - The Philippine agriculture industry grew by 2.34 per cent in 2011, bannered by the crops, livestock and poultry subsectors, the Department of Agriculture (DA) said Wednesday....
02 November 2011
View news from Philippines Philippines Beef Imports Increase In September
PHILIPPINES - Philippine's beef imports during September increased 10 per cent compared with the same period in 2010, to 9,964 tonnes swt, reports Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA). ...
18 October 2011
View news from Philippines Govt Promises More Modern Processing Facilities
PHILIPPINES - The government has announced plans to build four or five more modern slaughterhouses and poultry processing facilities....
06 October 2011
View news from Philippines Philippines Imports Less Beef During August
PHILIPPINES - Philippines beef imports during August decreased 36 per cent year-on-year, to 7,610 tonnes swt, according to the Philippines' Bureau of Animal Industry. ...
21 September 2011
View news from Philippines US Beef Showcased At Manila World Food Expo
MANILA, PHILIPPINES - USMEF recently participated in World Food Expo at the SMX Convention and World Trade Center in Manila, Philippines. Now in its 11th year, World Food Expo is the largest and most anticipated food industry trade show in the Philippines....
11 August 2011
View news from Philippines New Website For Meriden Philippines
PHILIPPINES - Meriden Philippines has recently launched a new website, www.meriden-phils.com. ...
22 July 2011
View news from Philippines FMD Fears Over Indian Meat Imports
PHILIPPINES - Meat processors in the Philippines have issued a warning over the possible outbreak of foot and mouth disease in the country from imports from India. ...
29 June 2011
View news from Philippines Philippines’ Beef Imports Surge In May
PHILIPPINES - Total beef imports into the Philippines during May increased by 12 per cent compared with the same period last year, to 9,396 tonnes. ...
31 May 2011
View news from Philippines Police Capture Two Suspected Cattle Rustlers
PHILIPPINES - As a result of the strict implementation of the anti-cattle rustling law in Isabela province, the police officers have conducted operations which yielded the arrest of two suspected cattle rustlers in Jones, Isabela....
18 January 2011
View news from Philippines Philippines Lifts Last BSE Ban On European Beef
PHILIPPINES - The Philippines has finally lifted its ban on imports of beef and beef products from Portugal....
19 November 2010
View news from Philippines Philippines Re-opens Beef Imports From Spain
PHILIPPINES - The Philippines has lifted its ban on imports of beef and beef products from Spain. This followed earlier decisions to lift the bans on imports from a number of other EU Member States....

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