Farmers, fisherfolk get P1.9B in assistance from gov’t

Farmers, fisherfolk get P1.9B in assistance from gov’t

The Department of Agriculture (DA) has distributed P1.9 billion worth of inputs and assistance to farmers and fisherfolk whose livelihoods were affected by typhoons, the Taal Volcano eruption and the African swine fever (ASF)—all exacerbated by the lockdowns triggered by the new coronavirus pandemic. The agency released an initial P1.9 billion from its quick response […]
Farmers can’t breathe | Inquirer Business

Farmers can’t breathe | Inquirer Business

Just as George Floyd said “I can’t breathe” prior to his May 25 murder, several Filipino farmers also “can’t breathe.” This is due to factors such as injustice, corruption, incompetence and indifference. This is now being addressed. But there is an urgent need for...