Now showing items 1-8 of 8

    • Agriculture's water problems can become too big. 

      Dar, William (The Manila Times, June 16, 2017, on page B5)
      It may even boil down to the following: store rainwater, by increasing the absorptive capacity of watersheds through reforestation and building more small water storage (impounding) and catchment systems; expand both the ...
    • Food security and agriculture R&D 

      Dar, William (The Manila Times, October 26, 2018, on page B6)
      And the latest GFSI report giving a low score of 6 for GDP per capita clearly shows that majority of households may not have enough purchasing power for food, including those of smallholder farmer and fishers (ironically). ...
    • Increasing the income of farmers and fisherfolk 

      Dar, William (The Manila Times, July 25, 2019, on page B5)
      I listened very carefully to the State of the Nation Address of President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday, and I commend his full support to leveling up the country’s agriculture sector by investing in programs to increase the ...
    • The 'New Thinking' to expand agri exports 

      Dar, William (The Manila Times, October 24, 2019, on page A1-B5)
      The headlines and news generated lately from the Department of Agriculture (DA) were mostly related to rice. But with the coming holidays it will not only be rice that will be consumed in greater quantities during the usual ...
    • PH doing badly vs climate change 

      Dar, William (The Manila Times, May 18, 2018, on page B7)
      I recently got hold of two reports on the effects of climate change that made me feel a great sense of fear. Great fear, I would even say. The report entitled “Fragile Planet, Scoring climate risks around the world” from ...
    • PH doing badly vs climate change 

      Dar, William (The Manila Times, June 1, 2018, on page B6)
      One of the best ways to deal with the effects of climate change is to make the country’s agriculture sector “climate smart” that incorporates various mitigation and adaptation measures to deal with extreme weather changes. ...
    • The power of technology and innovation in agriculture: First of two parts 

      Dar, William (The Manila Times, June 11, 2019, on page B5)
      Should a food-secure Philippines, with prosperous farmers and fisherfolk, be the ultimate vision for our country’s agriculture sector? This is actually the vision of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte from his very first day ...
    • Strong support for DFAR creation 

      Dar, William (The Manila Times, August 17, 2018, on page B5)
      Oceana Philippines already furnished me the position paper on the creation of DFAR, which was a result of consultations it made with InangLupa, with non-government organizations and stakeholders from the country’s fisheries ...