Philippines secures $2.43 million funding to build smart greenhouses
The Philippines has secured $2.43 million in funding from South Korea to develop smart greenhouses which allow farmers to control temperature, humidity and soil moisture for optimal growth.
Pinoy biotech corn rowers earn $724 million from 2003-2016
Nearly half a million Filipino farmers earned a combined $724 million from planting biotech maize from 2003 to 2016.
Nickel firms contribute to greening efforts
The local nickel industry continues to strengthen greening efforts as part of its thrust towards responsible and sustainable mining in the country.
NFA intensifies rice price monitoring
State-run National Food Authority (NFA) is intensifying its monitoring of rice prices to ensure that subsidized rice goes directly to the marginalized sector as cheaper imported rice floods the market.
JICA, IRRI joint research on rice yields 200 high-growth varieties
A joint research led by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and Philippine-based International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) has produced more than 200 varieties of rice that are both high-yielding and resistant to most diseases.
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