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Farm damage due to ‘Luis’, ‘Mario’ hits P3.11B

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International Finance Corp. (IFC), the private sector funding arm of the World Bank, is working with partners to design new insurance products that aim to protect Filipino farmers against costly typhoon-related losses.  AP/BULLIT MARQUEZ

The assessed farm damage caused by Typhoon “Luis” and Tropical Storm “Mario” jumped yet again to reach a total of P3.11 billion, or close to double the P1.76 billion reported three days ago.

Posted: September 27th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Agri group lauds imposition of SRP on fresh pork and chicken

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The Samahang Industriya ng Agrikultura (SINAG) has lauded the move of the Department of Agriculture (DA) to impose “suggested retail price” on fresh pork and chicken.

Posted: September 26th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Farmer collaboration in port decongestion

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To benefit themselves and their fellow Filipinos, farmers must collaborate with other sectors. This was seen recently in the farmers’ struggle to ease port congestion.

Posted: September 25th, 2014 in Columnists,Inquirer Columns | Read More »

Agri losses due to ‘Luis,’ ‘Mario’ climb to P1.76B

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Agricultural losses in the wake of Typhoon “Luis” and Tropical Storm “Mario” have climbed to a total of P1.76 billion, as more data from the field showed greater devastation on rice farms.

Posted: September 24th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Gov’t urged to act on high meat, chicken prices

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The government should move to address an abnormal increase in retail prices of meat products when farmgate prices have been decreasing, according to the Samahang Industriya ng Agricultura (Sinag).

Posted: September 12th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

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