THE Department of Agriculture has assured poultry and livestock raisers in the Davao Region that a feed mill for backyard hog raisers and a facility to process chicken wastes into organic fertilizer will soon be established.
THE Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) called on the countries that belong to the Coral Triangle 6 or CT6 to shift focus on actions that can deliver higher level of outcomes such as poverty reduction and improved food security.
THE Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has vowed to restore the pristine state of Manila Bay with the aim of achieving a level that is fit for swimming, scuba diving and other contact forms of recreation.
TO intensify its efforts to crack down on dangerous skin whitening products laden with mercury, the Quezon City government has approved an ordinance banning the manufacture, distribution and selling cosmetics containing mercury above the regulatory limit.
TO help farmers and fishermen from Jipapad, Eastern Samar to recover from a flash flood brought by Typhoon Samuel, the Department of Agriculture has provided them with assistance and projects worth P30 million.
THE Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) yesterday warned consumers from Pampanga and Bataan against eating all kinds of shellfish and Acetes sp. or alamang after the coastal waters of the two provinces were found to be positive for red tide toxin.
TO build commitments in the conservation and sustainable use of marine resources, seas and oceans in the East Asian region, environment ministers, marine experts, ocean advocates, regional partners and other stakeholders will be converging in Iloilo City for the East Asian Seas Congress 2018.
This was disclosed by Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol who said that the latest procurement of imported rice brought to 547,000 metric tons the total volume of rice stocks of National Food Authority (NFA), which will be available on the market until next year.
Coconut farmers can now sell their products directly to the coconut oil millers after the latter, including processors of high value coconut products, agreed to buy from them instead of using middlemen and traders.
THE verdict on the 58 counts of murder charges filed against former Datu Unsay, Maguindanao Mayor Andal Ampatuan Jr.; his brother, former Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao Gov. Zaldy Ampatuan and 101 others in connection with the nine-year-old Maguindanao massacre case, will soon be handed down after the Quezon City court handling the cases had already terminated the trials.
Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol said the processing of these products will soon be realized after an American engineering company has offered to establish in the Philippines a manufacturing facility which would produce in commercial quantities housing materials like hollow blocks and roofs using the said products as binders.