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Super Typhoon Yolanda-hit farmers to reap bountiful harvest—UN

A farmer sprays pesticide on a rice field as the sun sets in the Super Typhoon Yolanda-stricken town of Santa Fe, in Leyte province, on Feb. 17, 2014, as the Philippines marks 100 days since the devastating storm. Farmers in the Philippines will soon reap a harvest after using emergency seed supplies to grow crops following the devastating Yolanda that struck during planting season, the UN food agency said Monday, March 10.  AFP

Farmers in the Philippines will soon reap a harvest after using emergency seed supplies to grow crops following a devastating typhoon that struck during planting season, the UN food agency said Monday.

Posted: March 11th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

UP among world’s best in agriculture studies, but drops English

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For two years in a row, the University of the Philippines (UP) was ranked among the world’s best in terms of Agriculture and Forestry, the latest QS World University Rankings by Subject showed.

Posted: February 26th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Aquino: Yolanda reconstruction priority; continued foreign aid a must

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President Benigno Aquino III. AP FILE PHOTO

More than 100 days after Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) hammered Eastern Visayas, President Benigno Aquino III on Tuesday appealed for continued foreign assistance, saying helping victims get back on their feet has remained his top priority.

Posted: February 18th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

FAO: Typhoon-hit Philippine farmers risk ‘double tragedy’

The Philippines is fighting more disasters than wars, with fierce storms like Supertyphoon “Yolanda” (international name: Haiyan) claiming as many lives as gun battles, said Lucille Sering, chair of the Climate Change Commission. AP FILE PHOTO

Farmers hit by Super Typhoon Haiyan face a “double tragedy” without urgent aid to clear land and irrigation channels and plant their crops, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) warned Wednesday.

Posted: November 28th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Compostela Valley to turn land once notorious for marijuana into food basket

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An upland community that was once notorious as “home” to marijuana plantations is slowly transforming into the food basket of Compostela Valley.

Posted: November 3rd, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

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