How food secure are we?

Cielito F. Habito - @inquirerdotnet 05/18/2021

Ironically, our country’s dogged pursuit of rice self-sufficiency in the name of food security had the reverse undesired result of reducing Filipinos’ food security. This is because our food staple became less and less affordable over the…

City dad to push for agricultural development in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Philip Zafra is planning to propose an ordinance that would encourage agricultural development in the city. Zafra said that the coronavirus pandemic has showed that Cebu City is not secured…

Urban gardening pushed in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/13/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The requirement for greener spaces and vertical gardens may be made part of the new normal in Cebu City if an ordinance for the adoption of urban food gardens here is approved by…

NGO to help LGUs manage marine resource

Victor Anthony V. Silva 11/19/2014

In an effort to curb overfishing in municipal waters and safeguard food security throughout the country, a non-government organization yesterday launched a program aimed to change the way fisher folk think about marine resources. Rare Philippines, a…

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