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New rice program seeks higher yield, zero importation

MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Government launched ‘Masaganang Ani 200′ which aims to raise farmers’ rice yield to 200 cavans per hectare to stop importation, stabilizing food supply as globally traded ricethins down 36 million metric tons (MT). Since the Philippines has long been recognized as highly vulnerable to calamity-causing climate change, it is important … Continue reading