Posts Under food security Tag
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/18 August) — The city government is planning to introduce a greenhouse model using Israeli technology to increase food production. Speaking in Monday’s Kapehan sa Dabaw at SM… »
MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/03 October) — Dolores Dio, 74, is among the few women whose main livelihood is farming in Barangay Sinanglanan, one of Malaybalay’s 46 barangays. Since her husband died… »
GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews) — The Department of Agriculture has expressed apprehension over the Tampakan copper-gold project of foreign-backed Sagittarius Mines Inc., saying it should not be allowed to proceed… »
KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews/05 February) – An environmentalist-lawyer has urged legislators in North Cotabato to look into the province’s Environment Code before they allow the field testing of a genetically-modified eggplant… »
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/19 December) — In the 1970s, at the onset of the martial law era, the Marcos government implemented a program called the “Green Revolution,” which purported to increase agricultural production many times over using “modern” farming methods. Farmers were convinced to plant hybrid rice varieties churned out by scientists at the International Rice Research Institute of the University of the Philippines in Los Banos, with ample help from multinational companies and donor institutions such as the Rockefeller Foundation and even by United Nations agencies, including the Food and Agriculture Organization and UN Development Programme.
GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/06 December) — Fill your hunger and ease a child’s empty stomach this holiday season. Eating at Pizza Hut and Taco Bell branches in the country will… »