13 farmers in Cebu City’s hinterland barangays surrender 30 firearms to Navy, cops

Alven Marie A. Timtim, Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/20/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A sniper rifle, an AK-47 assault rifle, and an M16A1 Colt Assault rifle are among the 30 firearms that 13 farmers of Cebu City’s hinterland barangays in Cebu City turned over to the…

NAPC to build P3M farmers’ trading post in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/03/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC) will be investing P3 million to build an Agriculture Trading Post and Enterprise Development for farmers in Cebu City. The NAPC and the Cebu City government signed a…

P15B eyed to prop up local rice prices

Melvin Gascon, Ronnel Domingo - Inquirer.net 09/20/2019

Fifty-four congressmen on Thursday filed a joint resolution seeking P15 billion more to allow the National Food Authority (NFA) to help farmers adversely affected by the rice tariffication law. Joint House Resolution No. 18 also seeks to…

LOOK: Francis Magundayao wears palay-inspired barong to ABS-CBN Ball

Carlo Jacob Molina - Inquirer.net 09/15/2019

MANILA, Philippines — While most Kapamilya actors turned heads and walked down the red carpet with their glamorous gowns and suits, Francis Magundayao took the ABS-CBN Ball 2019 a notch higher as he wore a palay-inspired barong…

373 farmers in Cebu, Bohol receive agricultural patents

Irene R. Sino Cruz 09/06/2019

CEBU CITY—Over 300 farmers in Cebu and Bohol received agricultural patents from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Central Visayas (DENR-7). In a post on its Facebook page, DENR-7 reported it had distributed 373 agricultural…

SM Foundation partners with Cebu City Government for farmers training

PR 08/15/2019

SM Foundation, Inc., the heart of the SM Group of Companies, has partnered with the Cebu City government to train farmers & beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) in Cebu City under the Kabalikat sa…

NPA owns Negros slays, says cops harassed farmers

07/24/2019

President Rodrigo Duterte has offered an additional P300,000 on top of the P1-million reward if the mastermind behind the murder of four policemen in Ayungon town, Negros Oriental province, on July 18 is killed. The President raised…

SaladStop! partners with local farmers as it feeds growing salad market in Cebu

Marc Cosep 05/30/2019

The shift of more people to a healthier way of living is also benefiting farmers as it opens a bigger market for their produce. Nana Hidalgo, SaladStop! Philippines merchandising head, said there is a growing market towards…

Trade fair, other activities to cap Farmers and Fisherfolks Month celebration

Irene R. Sino Cruz 05/23/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Department of Agriculture (DA) in Central Visayas ends the Farmers and Fisherfolks Month celebration by holding a trade fair and exhibit, along with other activities. Cherry Dela Victoria, DA-7 information officer, said the trade…

NFA-7 procures 729 bags of palay from local farmers

Futch Anthony Inso 05/08/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Rice Tariffication Law prohibiting the National Food Authority (NFA) from importing rice has prompted the agency  to focus on procuring palay from local farmers. With this, the National Food Authority in Central…

PCIC tells fishermen, farmers with insured crops to file for indemnity claims

Futch Anthony Inso 04/23/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Farmers with insured crops and fishermen affected by the El Niño phenomenon can file for indemnity claims with the Philippine Crop Insurance Corp. (PCIC) to cover for their losses. “So kinahanglan nga mag-file…

DTI-Cebu turns over shared service facilities to two farmers group

Irene R. Sino Cruz 03/18/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Two farmers group in San Remegio town and in Camotes Island now have the capability of processing their own products after the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Cebu provincial office turned over to them…

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