Two Powerful Typhoons Hit Multi-billion Peso Damages To Philippine Agriculture

The Department of Agriculture (DA), has reported, the recent two successive powerful typhoons that run havoc to Luzon for a week have damaged agricultural crops amounting to Php 7 billion pesos (US$ 163 million dollars).

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Transport Of Animals & Meat Products Within The Philippines Now Permitted

The administrative order no. 19 signed recently by Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala has lifted all Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) related transport restrictions for swine, cattle, carabao, sheep, goats and other cloven footed animals, including their meat, meat products and other byproducts nationwide.

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Floods Have Cost Australia Billions Of Dollars In Lost Income

Australia is the driest continent after Antarctica and was in the grip recently of the worst drought in more than a century.

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Is Livestock Revolution On?

By year 2020, developing countries will consume 100 million metric tons more meat and 223 million metric ton more milk than they did two decades ago.

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Poor Water Policies Resulted Unused Water Goes Down The Drain

According to the report from the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), agriculture is by far the biggest user of water, accounting for more than seventy percent of total water consumption worldwide and more than 90 percent of water consumption in poor developing countries.

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Wal-Mart Has Made Its Mark In India’s Market

India is one of the emerging economies of the world that developed countries would want to venture because of the availability of its cheap labor and a politically stable climate to do business with.

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More Agricultural Investments Needed to Alleviate Hunger

The International Research Institute (IRRI) called for sustained global reinvestment in agriculture to cut soaring food prices that it said have made seventy five million more people hungry.

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