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Agri chief, MVP Group discuss investments in food security

Agriculture Secretary Francisco Tiu Laurel Jr. met with business tycoon Manuel V. Pangilinan, chairman of Metro Pacific Investments Corp., to discuss plans for significant investments in agriculture to support the government's food security goals.

DOH: Medical cannabis proposals need strong science, cost-effective analysis

The Department of Health said Tuesday that proposals to legalize medical cannabis or marijuana use should be based on rigorous scientific evidence and evaluation of public health implications. 

DBM approves P455-million funding to aid rice farmers

The funds were disbursed to the Department of Agriculture and three other government-owned and controlled corporations to cover the fund’s operating requirements for the first quarter of 2024.

Q4 agricultural value production up by 0.7% — PSA

The country's fourth quarter agricultural output in 2023 grew by 0.7%, rebounding from the -1.0% contraction in the same period in 2022, the Philippine Statistics Authority said. 

30% of vegetables wasted due to poor logistics — DA

Around 30% of all vegetables produced in the Philippines get discarded or become wastage due to inefficient logistics, according to the estimates of Agriculture Secretary Francisco Tiu-Laurel.

Farmers credited for strong rice supply until 2024

North Luzon farmers cite better harvest income

Indonesia rice imports spike as Jakarta shores up stocks

Marcos optimistic about rice price stabilization as harvest starts

Initial reports peg ‘Egay’ left P53.1 M in agri devastation

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