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).
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.
Australia is the driest continent after Antarctica and was in the grip recently of the worst drought in more than a century.
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.
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.
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.
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.
New Studies from the US and Europe confirmed that organic farming can help mitigate global warming.