APEC Leaders Endorse Strategies for Inclusive Growth in Fisheries
Food security and fishery leaders and policy-makers from Asia Pacific economies have formally adopted the Iloilo Plan of Action that strongly promotes climate resiliency and inclusive growth in the sector, as the two-day Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) High Level Policy Dialogue on Food Security and the Blue Economy came to a close in Iloilo on Monday.
World Bank gives satisfactory rating to gov’t rural dev’t project
The World Bank accorded the government's Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) a “satisfactory” rating during the exit conference of the month-long First Implementation Support Mission to the Project on September 18, 2015.
Coffee project to boost livelihood of Kalinga IPs
Indigenous peoples (IPs) engaged in coffee farming in this part of the Cordilleras see bright prospect on the proposed Kalinga Integrated Coffee Processing and Marketing Enterprise, a sub-project under the Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP), in improving their livelihood.
APEC 2015 PPFS Meeting Concludes in Iloilo City
On the culmination of the two-day Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Policy Partnership on Food Security (APEC-PPFS) Meeting in Iloilo City on October 3, 2015, the APEC member-economies agreed on food security policy statements for consideration during the APEC Leaders’ Meeting in November.
Alcala Urges Shared Responsibility in Food Security and “Blue Economy” at APEC Meeting
The challenge of attaining food security and healthy marine and aquaculture ecosystem amidst the threats of unsustainable fishing practices and environmental degradation is an issue that must be squarely addressed by Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) countries as one community, Agriculture Secretary Proceso J. Alcala said on Sunday.
Public and Private sectors craft measures to address food wastage
Member-economies of the Asia Pacific economic region forged a stronger partnership to build a stronger Public-Private partnership, which seeks to reduce if not eliminate food losses in the supply chain of fishery and livestock during one of the meetings of the APEC Food Security Week.
Rural dev’t project drives planning reforms in Mindanao LGUs
Planning reforms in Mindanao are underway as the national government and the provincial local government units continue to partner for the implementation of the Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) in the island region.