KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews/13 April) – South Cotabato officials are studying the viability of investing on the production of a new catfish variety in the province through partnerships with local fisheries cooperatives and fishpond operators.
Press Secretary Cerge Remonde said Indonesian President resident Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono accepted the proposed agreement from President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo during the 5th Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines-East Asean Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA) Leaders Summit at the Dusit Thani hotel here on Saturday.
MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews / February 27) – Corn production in four provinces in Mindanao went down in 2008 due to the resumption of armed hostilities between government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, an official of the Philippine Maize Federation, Inc. said.
MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/12 Feb) -- The city government of Malaybalay is willing to shell out at least P57.5 million as counterpart in the estimated P115-million irrigation project under the Department of Agriculture's World Bank-funded infrastructure program.
KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews / January 23) —Fifty-four congressmen, mostly from Mindanao, signified their support as co-authors to the proposed Philippine Rubber Authority (PhilRA), North Cotabato 2nd district Rep. Bernardo F. Piñol, Jr. said.
Mayor Rey Uy echoed his warning on Friday against violators of fishery laws after destroying and burning 402 illegal fishing gears in simple rites held at the city’s motor pool, in Barangay Apokon.
GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/12 April) -- Catholic Church leaders here are currently studying various distribution schemes in preparation for the opening of National Food Authority (NFA) rice outlets in local parishes.
“The country is better at producing rice than most Asian countries but the indiscriminate conversion of agricultural lands into other uses has negated this distinct advantage,” Avila noted.