Fe L. Porciuncula, Janet N. Padilla, Janet O. Saturno, and Rex S. Parayno Abstract Mudcrab is a commercially important fishery species cultured mostly in brackishwater ponds in the country. The research assessed the existing supply Read more…
Organic-based farm practices are manifested throughout the CBE–from the terraces-occupied facade to the edges of the pathways, from small space turned into an urban agricultural prototype to the rainwater catchment. In this article, we showcase the first batch of the practices that are religiously implemented in the farm.(more…)
Organic farming is not only about reviving traditional practices like adding rice straw and applying manure. There is a science behind that makes agriculture production sustainable and climate-resilient. This kind of approach has a significant role to play in addressing the most urgent issues: climate change and food security.(more…)
Never mind if the unproductive space is not suited for growing crops, all one need to start an urban garden are:
The Philippine economy is driven primarily by the service and industry sectors. However, two-thirds of the population is still living in the rural area where agriculture is the main source of livelihood. Let’s have a Read more…
The Department of Agriculture (DA) made an announcement to adopt the System of Rice Intensification (SRI) during the last National Organic Agriculture Congress held in Cebu City on November 2018. The DA has asked SRI-Pilipinas to conduct the SRI training for its staffs who are involved in the DA’s Rice Program, in cooperation with the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI).
The town of Dagami, Leyte, located 32 kilometers from Tacloban City, prides itself with verdant lands planted to coconut, rice, and corn. Yet the once plentiful harvest became a distant memory when Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan), the world’s strongest typhoon in recent memory, brought about unprecedented destruction. But five years after the tragedy, people from Dagami have completely recovered, rebuilt their life and livelihood.