The House of Representatives has approved on third and final reading House Bill 5670 which seeks to strengthen assistance to all farmers by providing them with free irrigation services to boost their productivity. The proposed “Free Irrigation Services Act” declares that the State shall pursue a genuine agricultural development strategy by providing support services […]
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The banana industry has been sagging for a time but it has grown to about a $1.5 billion dollar industry and employs about 500,000 people. While there has been some improvement based on data from the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) that shows that banana production has increased from 8.8 million metric tons in 2014 to […]