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Ahead of SONA, farmers demand Duterte action on coco levy vow

Jul 22, 2017 - 1:33 PM

Coconut farmers want President Rodrigo Duterte to use his 2nd State of the Nation Address to fulfill his campaign promise to them

Ahead of SONA, farmers demand Duterte action on coco levy vow

New PCA chief 'confident' coco levy bill will pass in 2017

Jul 06, 2017 - 9:45 PM

Philippine Coconut Authority Administrator Romulo dela Rosa says they will push for the inclusion of the coco levy trust fund bill in President Rodrigo Duterte's 2nd State of the Nation Address

New PCA chief 'confident' coco levy bill will pass in 2017

Rappler Talk: Romulo dela Rosa, new PH Coconut Authority chief

Jul 06, 2017 - 3:05 PM

Dela Rosa takes over following the suspension of his predecessor Avelino Andal

Rappler Talk: Romulo dela Rosa, new PH Coconut Authority chief

Pangilinan seeks Senate probe into corruption in PH Coconut Authority

Apr 01, 2017 - 10:40 AM

Cabinet Secretary Leoncio Evasco Jr, chair of the PCA governing board, says the board members are ready to attend the probe and stand by the suspension of PCA Administrator Avelino Andal

Pangilinan seeks Senate probe into corruption in PH Coconut Authority

Coco levy fund scam: Gold for the corrupt, crumbs for farmers

Jan 21, 2017 - 10:00 AM

Part 1: Many coconut farmers have died waiting in vain, and with them went the hope they would one day reap the 'rewards' of what's seen as among the biggest scams of the century

Coco levy fund scam: Gold for the corrupt, crumbs for farmers

DBM questioned on budget cut for coconut farmers

Aug 31, 2016 - 2:57 PM

'They are the poorest in the Philippines. They earn only on the average, P50 a day, or P1,500 a month. We should do something,' says Senator Cynthia Villar

DBM questioned on budget cut for coconut farmers

PCA wants bigger 2016 budget for coco agro-industrial hubs

Sep 04, 2015 - 1:12 PM

The agency suffers a huge slash in its proposed 2016 budget. Funds for coconut replanting, fertilization, and income-raising for farmers have been reduced.

PCA wants bigger 2016 budget for coco agro-industrial hubs

Gov't aims to usher in 'golden age' of PH coconut sector

Feb 26, 2015 - 4:17 PM

An investors' summit is held to attract more investments to the industry, and help lift coconut farmers from poverty

Gov't aims to usher in 'golden age' of PH coconut sector

Coconut pest infestation at 'manageable' level

Feb 11, 2015 - 2:41 PM

The pest is here to stay, however, says the government. Funds have been allotted to monitor the remaining 9 hotspots and prevent the infestation from spreading.

Coconut pest infestation at 'manageable' level

PCA to probe 'overpriced' fertilizer contract

Dec 18, 2014 - 1:37 PM

The contract may have been overpriced by P10 million, enough to buy 20,000 more fertilizer for coconut trees recovering from a pest outbreak

PCA to probe 'overpriced' fertilizer contract

Yolanda survivors: From coconut farmers to carpenters

Nov 06, 2014 - 4:30 PM

How can affected coconut farmers regain their livelihood after Typhoon Yolanda?

Yolanda survivors: From coconut farmers to carpenters

Farmers march from Davao to Manila for Coconut Fund

Oct 16, 2014 - 2:42 PM

#KM71, a campaign of coconut farmers belonging to Kilus Magniniyog, runs for 71 days

Farmers march from Davao to Manila for Coconut Fund

Want to start a farm? 3 tips from Kiko Pangilinan

Oct 07, 2014 - 12:26 PM

Presidential Assistant on Food Security and Agricultural Modernization Francis Pangilinan says only a strong private-public partnership can sustain growth in the agricultural sector

Want to start a farm? 3 tips from Kiko Pangilinan

Coconut pest spread 'manageable' by December

Sep 29, 2014 - 6:52 PM

The Philippine Coconut Authority says infested trees are recovering even as groups hit the agency for using pesticides toxic to certain insects

Coconut pest spread 'manageable' by December

Gov't reveals plan to contain coconut pest outbreak in 6 months

Jun 30, 2014 - 6:39 PM

The number of infested trees has nearly doubled in 60 days. But the government says it is waging an 'all-out war' against the pest.

Gov't reveals plan to contain coconut pest outbreak in 6 months

NFA and PCA boards elect new administrators

Jun 24, 2014 - 3:13 PM

The new National Food Authority chief is former president of San Miguel Foods Inc while the new Philippine Coconut Authority head is a coconut industry veteran

NFA and PCA boards elect new administrators

Malacañang issues order to contain coconut pest outbreak

Jun 06, 2014 - 4:49 PM

Executive Order 169 aims to combat an epidemic that endangers the country's $2 billion coconut industry, which provides livelihood to 3.5 million farmers

Malacañang issues order to contain coconut pest outbreak

PH to lose P186M a year from coconut pest outbreak

May 14, 2014 - 10:50 AM

The 'Typhoon Yolanda of pests' may threaten the country's position among the top coconut producers in the world

PH to lose P186M a year from coconut pest outbreak

4 provinces to be put under quarantine vs coconut pest

Mar 19, 2014 - 3:31 PM

By the end of March, checkpoints in Batangas, Laguna, Cavite and Quezon will regulate the entry and exit of coconut goods

4 provinces to be put under quarantine vs coconut pest

New pest fast destroying coconut trees in Luzon

Jan 31, 2014 - 2:19 PM

The infestation is spreading fast from Calabarzon to Bicol. The Philippine Coconut Authority needs local governments to declare a state of calamity.

New pest fast destroying coconut trees in Luzon

Coconut farmers face ruin after Haiyan

Nov 21, 2013 - 1:09 PM

'It hurts... Coconut farming families are going to go hungry,' says an official

Coconut farmers face ruin after Haiyan