890 coconut farmers get cash incentives

Legazpi City—The Philippine Coconut Authority in Bicol has disbursed incentives amounting to P3.2 million under the participatory coconut planting project, benefiting at least 890 farmers in the region. Read more: 890 coconut farmers get cash incentives

International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples 9 August

There are an estimated 370 million indigenous people in the world, living across 90 countries. They make up less than 5 per cent of the world’s population, but account for 15 per cent of the poorest. They speak an overwhelming majority of the world’s estimated 7,000 languages and represent 5,000 different cultures. Read more: International […]

Coconut oil exports seen improving

MANILA, Philippines — The country’s coconut oil exports are expected to slightly improve this year amid better production despite the continued slide in global prices. Read more: Coconut oil exports seen improving

Global trends fuel new coconut business opportunities for Filipinos

MANILA — The United Coconut Association of the Philippines (UCAP) is urging Filipinos to seize business opportunities from rising global demand for value-added coconut products like flour and sugar. Read more: Global trends fuel new coconut business opportunities for Filipinos

Cacao growers seen benefiting from stringent EU limits for cadmium

Philippine cacao growers are expected to gain from a European Union (EU) law that limited the maximum levels of cadmium in cocoa-based products, according to the Philippine Trade and Investment Center (PTIC) in Geneva, Switzerland. Read more: Cacao growers seen benefiting from stringent EU limits for cadmium

Boosting Tuburan’s coffee production

To boost coffee production in the town of Tuburan, Cebu, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) turned over yesterday a shared service post-harvest facility worth P1.1 million. Read more: Boosting Tuburan’s coffee production 

Coffee farmers take time out to learn about sustainability

LA TRINIDAD, BENGUET—Some 280 individuals from Benguet’s coffee farming trade and coffee farming communities attended the recently concluded Kape Kabuhayan Kinabukasan Summit 2018, a conference on sustainable agricultural practices organized by Foundation for Sustainable Coffee Excellence (FSCE) and Henry and Sons in partnership with the local government of La Trinidad. Read more: Coffee farmers take time […]

Project COCONUT launched in Quezon

Lucena City, Quezon – Coconut farmers in Quezon have a brighter future to look forward to following the recent launch of COllaboration for COconut Productivity and NUrturing Farmers’ Trade or Project COCONUT of Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation, through its social arm, Pilipinas Shell Foundation Inc. (PSFI) Read more: Project COCONUT launched in Quezon

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