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Agriculture: Still the most potent weapon against poverty

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I was browsing over articles I have written and I stumbled on this piece that I find still very relevant, 15 years after. Here are excerpts from that article published in 1999: “A review of Philippine experience in managing economic development shows a strong bias against agriculture. Since the 1950s, industrialization has been the main […]

Posted: August 25th, 2014 in Inquirer Columns,Inquirer Features | Read More »

Three Agripreneurs

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We hear it said quite often: “There is no money in farming.” This is the reason why very few young people will ever think about taking a course in agriculture. But is it really true that there is no money in farming?

Posted: June 23rd, 2014 in Columnists,Inquirer Columns,Inquirer Features | Read More »

HOPE for Family Farming

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The United Nations (UN) dedicated 2014 as International Year of Family Farming. The UN hopes to highlight the important role of family farming in feeding the world and assuring food security.

Posted: May 26th, 2014 in Columnists,Inquirer Columns,Inquirer Features | Read More »

Developing Leyte and Samar

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Much has been written about what to do with those areas affected by Super Typhoon “Yolanda.” While relief operations are winding up, the next phase of the effort is rehabilitation.

Posted: April 28th, 2014 in Columnists,Inquirer Columns | Read More »

Seeds of HOPE

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Typhoon “Yolanda” has shown the world the best in the Filipino.

Posted: March 3rd, 2014 in Columnists,Inquirer Columns,Inquirer Features | Read More »

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