Candon City in Ilocos Sur goes against the Philippines' local and international commitments to shift farmers away from tobacco to alternative crops and livelihood
Tobacco farmers in Sta Cruz, Ilocos Sur, say their local government uses its share in excise taxes on cigarettes in funding non-tobacco farming projects
See Vigan's colorful culture and history depicted on carabaos at the Binatbatan Festival of Arts!
By protecting fisheries, humanity can raise yearly wild seafood yields by 100 million metric tonnes – enough to feed a billion people every day, forever
The color-coded guide map provides data that farmers need to identify the type of crops suitable for their land
The agriculture sector, which employs more than 85,000 children, has the highest incidence of child labor in the country
Is coffee an important part of your morning? Then you have to thank coffee farmers like Felix Angcao
'The change of behavior in terms of disaster preparedness has saved a lot of lives and caused less destruction,' says Plan International County Director Dennis O’Brien
The case in Sydney's Federal Court on behalf of up to 13,000 Indonesian farmers is against the firm which operated the well-head platform, PTTEP Australasia
Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol says the market demand should dictate which farming method farmers in different areas can use
House Bill 558 seeks to ease the burdens of Filipino farmers and make them more productive
'I heard what everyone needs to hear from the most unsuspecting, rugged-looking person who looked at everyone with ease'
A group of Filipino expats is using chocolates to express a different kind of affection: their love for the Philippines
Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol says he is giving officials 45 days to complete nationwide soil testing and sampling to allow farmers to determine appropriate crops and fertilizers to use for the next planting season
An expatriate asks about the future of farmers and organic agriculture in the Philippines
'People’s lives have practically worsened,' says Wilhelmina Pelegrina, Greenpeace Southeast Asia Food and Ecological Agriculture Coordinator
Training in organic farming in Isabela helps farmers like Mang Kikoy recover from disasters and other calamities
Farmers demanding government aid also demand justice for the protesting farmers who were killed in Kidapawan City last April 1
'Iba pa rin ang katutubo' says an indigenous leader
The agriculture secretary stresses the need to attract younger Filipinos to take up farming to ensure the Philippines' food security in the coming decades
Young survivors of Super Typhoon Yolanda are some of the voices calling for resilient agriculture to address the threats of climate change to agriculture
The Manila mayor encourages the 'rich and landed' residents to let poor families use their perimeter walls as vertical vegetable gardens to help solve the problem of hunger
Carrageenan, a substance found in seaweed, can help Filipino rice farmers earn and save more, according to government research
[Special Report] We take a look at how two indigenous communities are heeding signals from the Earth, as they cope with and adapt to a changing planet
Mindoro's forests are vanishing at a rapid pace – and swidden farming, better known as kaingin, is eyed as one of the culprits. Are the Mangyans really to blame?
Think twice about where your coffee comes from, because it makes a difference
Lawyer-turned-entrepreneur Toby Smith shares his passion for coffee and how it fuels the growth of the Australian coffee chain Toby's Estate
The Food and Agricultural Organization launches a digital platform to bridge the gap between policymakers and family farmers
PAGASA forecasts that the prevailing rains induced by thunderstorms will continue until May in Central and Northern Luzon – a boon to farmers affected by El Niño
Shifting to stainless steel water bottle, replanting vegetables in pots, and other practices that will do you, your family, your neighbors, and the environment good
resilient livelihoods in a country as extremely affected by climate-related disasters as the Philippines is possible
Mokusaku, developed in Japan, is now being used in Benguet to combat the use of synthetic fertilizers and chemicals
How has one social enterprise helped Mindanao farmers produce more and rise above their vulnerability to conflict?
Women have a big role in ending hunger not just in their families but also in the community
The goal of the group is to bring aquaponics to places that need it most: places where you thought it was impossible to grow anything in
The integrated rice-duck farming system (IRDFS) is about growing rice and ducks together in an irrigated paddy field. The paddling movement of the ducks stimulates the rice plants to produce more grains.
The class is about to start. Some have had lunch, others have not. Some cannot wait to learn, others cannot wait for dinner
With the looming effects of climate change, it is important that the hardest-hit sector is secure
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'In gardening, you realize that everything in life is connected to the soil. You get a deeper understanding of life. You get your hands dirty to create something beautiful and useful.'
How can Filipinos 'move' toward a better 2015 and beyond?
Negros Occidental's first Army Wellness Farm is designed to ensure food security, and generate basic income for former rebels, threatened witnesses, army personnel, and displaced civilians in the hinterlands
Rice is the main inspiration of this delightful affair. The rice grains, rice plants and rice seedlings on display may all seem the same, but a closer look will reveal that they are not.
An output increase in the crops, livestock and poultry subsectors are negated by the contraction in the fisheries subsector in the first quarter of 2014
Senator Aquilino Pimentel III will ask the Ombudsman and the Commission on Audit to to check for other possible cases of 'forgery' in the use of the organic farming fund
Eulita Dumpay and her family struggle to make ends meet when Super Typhoon Yolanda destroyed their only source of livelihood – coconut farming