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                    [ArticleID] => 1548629
                    [Title] => DA seeks more government support for agriculture development
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The Department of Agriculture (DA) has called for continued government support to strengthen the competitiveness of the farm sector.

[DatePublished] => 2016-02-01 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1475310 [AuthorName] => Louise Maureen Simeon [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/headlines/20150515/Philippine-agriculture.jpg ) [1] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1495745 [Title] => Philippines most affected by weather-related diseases – report [Summary] =>

The Philippines now holds the unenviable distinction of being number one among countries most affected by weather-related disasters.

[DatePublished] => 2015-09-03 10:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1724775 [AuthorName] => Rudy Fernandez [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => ) [2] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1432512 [Title] => Phl can double food exports to EU [Summary] =>

The Philippines has the potential to double the value of its food exports to the European Union (EU) and maximize the benefits of the bloc’s trade preference program through the use of the Geographical Indications (GI) scheme.

[DatePublished] => 2015-03-12 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1473425 [AuthorName] => Louella Desiderio [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => ) [3] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1362394 [Title] => Biotech boosts Phl export bid [Summary] =>

Government and private sector leaders recently said the growth of agricultural  biotechnology has boosted the country’s prospects for increased food and feed  export to the regional market while reducing overall grains importation.

[DatePublished] => 2014-08-28 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => ) [4] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1339791 [Title] => Rice imports under MAV slapped with 35% tariff [Summary] =>

The country’s minimum volume of rice imports in exchange for the extension of the special treatment on the staple will be slapped with a lower tariff of 35 percent, an agriculture official said.

[DatePublished] => 2014-06-28 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1473425 [AuthorName] => Louella Desiderio [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => ) [5] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1290917 [Title] => Agri smuggling $10-B trade – study [Summary] =>

In the 1980s, smuggling of agricultural commodities had evolved into a big-time illegal trade, with the value of such products estimated at $6 billion a year.

[DatePublished] => 2014-02-16 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1724775 [AuthorName] => Rudy Fernandez [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => http://imageshack.com/a/img30/2457/m9k8.jpg ) [6] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 896736 [Title] => DOT picks Bohol as pilot area to promote agri-tourism in CV [Summary] =>

The Department of Tourism (DOT) has identified Bohol, to pioneer the promotion of agri-tourism in Central Visayas, along with other three provinces across the Philippines.

[DatePublished] => 2013-01-14 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1298072 [AuthorName] => Ehda Dagooc [SectionName] => Freeman Cebu Business [SectionUrl] => cebu-business [URL] => ) [7] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 859667 [Title] => Agri-tourism industry emerging in the country [Summary] =>

An agriculture-tourism (agri-tourism) industry is taking shape in the country.

[DatePublished] => 2012-10-22 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1723283 [AuthorName] => Rudy A. Fernandez [SectionName] => Business As Usual [SectionUrl] => business-as-usual [URL] => ) [8] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 839310 [Title] => Abono party-list calls for inquiry on QR negotiations [Summary] =>

The Abono party-list is asking the House of Representatives and the Senate to conduct an inquiry on the negotiators responsible for the negotiations of extension on the quantitative restrictions (QR) on rice from year 2000 to June 2012.

[DatePublished] => 2012-08-18 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1096897 [AuthorName] => Eva Visperas [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => ) [9] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 794113 [Title] => 5 more biotech products being developed [Summary] =>

Five more biotechnology products being developed by local research institutions are expected to be commercially released soon.

[DatePublished] => 2012-04-05 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1724775 [AuthorName] => Rudy Fernandez [SectionName] => Science and Environment [SectionUrl] => science-and-environment [URL] => ) ) )
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