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Transport obstacles push up food prices

Agriculture Senior Undersecretary Domingo Panganiban should not have slammed farmers for inability to transport to market.

Shortage, food inflation to push up living expenses

If Marcos Jr. is able to avert food shortage, he will get no thanks since he’s expected to do that

As rice shortage looms, farmers remain unaided

Expect low rice harvest and high prices as usual this Christmas. The Philippines must import 2.9 million tons – 58 million sacks.

Manila archdiocese’s ecology ministry stands against ‘commercialization’ of ‘golden rice’

The Department of Agriculture earlier announced that it will start massive production of “golden rice" seeds in vitamin A-deficient provinces

Southeast Asian MPs urge ASEAN economic ministers to immediately tackle food...

“It is necessary to put in place a coordinated effort to protect the most vulnerable from a potentially devastating economic downturn”

Global food crisis ‘will kill millions’ by disease, health executive warns

The knock-on effects of the food shortages mean many will die not only of starvation but from having weaker defenses against diseases

Okay, city boys, start planting, raising fish

Good idea. A city boy planting rice in his living room would take a hundred days to harvest.

Famine and starvation to come from Putin’s war

The crises will grow worse and we can expect hardship ahead with more belt-tightening

North Koreans, already hungry, now short of cooking oil

North Korea needs external food aid to meet its basic needs, according to a report by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization

Philippines approves commercial use of genetically engineered rice

Golden Rice will be initially deployed in areas with high prevalence of Vitamin A deficiency by the third quarter of 2022

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