Enough rice for Metro Manila assured

March 21, 2020
In her report to Agriculture Secretary William D. Dar, NFA Administrator Judy Carol L. Dansal said that the agency has enough rice at hand to meet the requirements of the National Capital Region for the next two weeks – with additional rice supply readily available depending on the demand.

Battle for Manila Bay heightens

February 21, 2020
The river system, which starts from La Mesa Dam in Quezon City and drains into the Manila Bay at Centennial Park in Navotas City, is one of the dirtiest waterways emptying into the historic bay which has been undergoing rehabilitation since January last year.

Devastating banana disease alarms DA

February 15, 2020
Dar made the call even as he recently directed the heads of High Value Crops Development Program (HVCDP), Agricultural Credit and Policy Council (ACPC), and the Bureau of Plant Industry (BPI) to work and craft with industry players a banana export roadmap, and a strategy on how to effectively control Panama disease or Fusarium wilt.

DENR bares 6 areas of concern in Baguio rehab

February 07, 2020
DENR Secretary Roy Cimatu said that the environmental problems that they will try to resolve during the rehabilitation of Baguio City include the air quality, water quality of rivers, solid waste management, forest cover, traffic congestion, and proliferation of informal settlers and illegal structures.