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Philippines and Agriculture and food

  • Capital: Manila
  • Population: 99900177
  • Size: 300000.0 Km2

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Hatchery-bred milkfish fry: a must for fisheries development
D.C. Israel / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2000
Milkfish is the national fish of the Philippines not only because it is a favorite viand of the population. The milkfish industry has also been contributing about 10 percent, on average, to total fisheries production for the past two ...
Defining the agricultural biotechnology policy of the Philippines
S.C. Halos / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2000
Agricultural biotechnology offers a whole new range of possibilities to solving the problems that impinge on the productivity of the agriculture sector and its ability to feed the growing human population. Worldwide, amidst reactions ...
Agricultural biotechnology research and development in the Philippines: the need for a strategic approach
S.C. Halos / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2000
This paper examines the capacity of the Philippines to join and benefit from the biotechnological revolution. It reviews world trends and issues and Philippine agricultural biotechnology R&D contents, directions and management usi...
Toward the sustainable development of the fisheries sector: an analysis of the Philippine Fisheries Code and the AFMA
D.C. Israel; R.M.G.R. Roque / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 1999
The fisheries sector hosts some of the worst environmental problems of the Philippines. Because of this, it is a critical arena in the effort to attain a more sustainable form of development in the country. The search for solutions to...
Revisiting RP's Hybrid Rice Program
Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2005
The United Nations General Assembly declared 2004 the International Year of the Rice (IYR). The IYR is a venue to promote improved production and development of sustainable rice-based systems that will contribute to environmental cons...
Towards an efficient path to food security: The Philippine case
C.C. David / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 1998
The main focus of this paper is to analyze government’s policy regarding property rights. Public expenditure allocation is also examined to infer how policy and institutional interventions have affected the performance of the ag...
Agricultural policy and the WTO Agreement: The Philippine Case
C.C. David / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 1997
This paper analyzes the changing nature of price intervention and public expenditure policies affecting agriculture in the Philippines, the implications of WTO agricultural agreement on these policies and the factors in the political ...
International trade patterns and trade policies in the Philippine fisheries
Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2000
The Philippines is as a net exporter of fish and products while negative trade balance prevails in other land-based production systems, such as agriculture and forestry. The balance of trade in fisheries remains positive but at a decl...
The Milkfish broodstock-hatchery research and development program and industry: a policy study
D.C. Israel / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2000
This paper looks into the national R&D program for the production of hatchery-bred milkfish fry and the fledgling industry it has spawned with the end purpose of recommending courses of actions that the national government can pur...
How effective are our postharvest facilities?
N.M. Manalili; K.F. Yaptenco; A.A. Manilay / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2015
Losses from postharvest are one of the most common problems in agriculture. This Policy Note summarizes the key findings of an evaluation of postharvest facilities (PHFs) in the Philippines. The study looked into the effectiveness of ...
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