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Smuggling not limited to rice

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Lately, there has been much publicity about rice smuggling. But this is just the tip of the iceberg. The expansion of smuggling is not limited to agricultural products, which constitute only 12 percent of our imports.

Posted: February 6th, 2014 in Columnists,Inquirer Columns | Read More »

Aug. 26 Million People March

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Many call the Luneta event against the pork barrel this Aug. 26 an ambitious “Million People March.”

Posted: August 23rd, 2013 in Columnists,Inquirer Columns | Read More »

Farmers engaging government

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We get the government we deserve. This is a saying that farmers are now acting upon with greater vigor. During the fertilizer scam period, they bravely came out to denounce the corruption by specific unscrupulous officials in the Department of Agriculture, local government units, and even Congress. They succeeded only because of the help of the Senate, led by Senator Jun Magsaysay, and COA, led by officials like Heidi Mendoza.

Posted: April 11th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Programs imperative to support policy

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Policy without programs results in rhetoric without reality. Where the Department of Agriculture has supported its policy with concrete programs, it has done an admirable job. But there is always room for improvement.

Posted: February 3rd, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Mayors leading agricultural extension work

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Yesterday [October 11], we talked to a Department of Agriculture (DA) official who said there would be a draft to be circulated this month proposing that mayors lead agricultural extension work.

Posted: October 12th, 2012 in Columnists | Read More »

Senate role in smuggling

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The Alyansa Agrikultura, a coalition of 42 federations and organizations representing all the major agricultural sectors, has asked Senator Francis Pangilinan to conduct a Senate hearing on smuggling. This is because of rampant smuggling in the agriculture sector today. The Senate appears to be the Alyansa’s last resort.

Posted: June 22nd, 2012 in Columnists,Inquirer Columns | Read More »

There’s money in worms

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The phrase “Stop Global Warming, Start Global Worming” elicited much support at the recent Management Association of the Philippines-Agribusiness and Countryside Development Foundation forum chaired by Ramon Ilusorio. Advocating worm production programs is now being discussed as a possible joint undertaking by the MAP-ABCD, the Alyansa Agrikultura and the Philippine Chamber of Agriculture and Food.

Posted: February 24th, 2012 in Columnists,Featured Columns,Headlines,Inquirer Columns | Read More »

Ombudsman subpoena source of farmers’ joy

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Subpoenas usually strike fear in the hearts of those called to testify. But the subpoena received by the Alyansa Agrikultura to appear at the Ombudsman’s office brought joy to the farmers.

Posted: February 13th, 2012 in Columnists,Inquirer Columns | Read More »

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