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Politics

ZUBIRI TO DA: MAKE FERTILIZERS AFFORDABLE

At the Senate hearing for the 2022 budget of the Department of Agriculture (DA) recently, Majority Leader Migz Zubiri laid down a colatilla to the approval of the DA’s budget, requiring a concrete plan on the skyrocketing prices of fertilizers before their budget can be taken up in plenary. This is following an earlier statement […]

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Government

DTI LAUDS DAVAO CITY’S ‘YELLOW DRUM PROJECT’

A Filipino company based in Davao City has promoted the conversion of biodegradable waste to natural fertilizer by giving incentives to interested Dabawenyos. The Davao Thermo Biotech Corporation (DTBC) launched its  Yellow Drum Project (YDP) in the last quarter of 2020. The project aims to adopt biodegradable waste management by diverting biodegradable wastes to the […]

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Government

DA WELCOMES SENATE PROBE ON FERTILIZER PURCHASE – DAR

The Department of Agriculture (DA) welcomes the call by the Senate for an investigation on the issue of fertilizer purchase. “(DA) Secretary (William) Dar welcomes the Senate investigation so the public, as well as the legislators, will be given the right information on the issue of the purchase of fertilizer,” said DA Assistant Secretary Noel […]