Under Duterte, farmers see staggering decline in rice production

By DAWN CECILIA PEÑA Market Watch Bulatlat.com MANILA – A farmers’ group has expressed concerns over government programs and policies that have caused a decline in rice production under the Duterte administration – far from the supposed promise of prosperity for poor farmers and fisherfolk. “Any government who claims to carry out productivity programs and… Continue reading Under Duterte, farmers see staggering decline in rice production

‘Increase in imports will seal death of dying hog industry’

Market Watch as of April 5, 2021 by DAWN CECILIA PEÑA Bulatlat.com MANILA — The planned increase in pork imports to supposedly address the crisis brought by the African swine fever will bring death to the already dying industry, a farmers’ group said. “Over importation will seal the coffin of the dying domestic hog industry… Continue reading ‘Increase in imports will seal death of dying hog industry’