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Gawad Saka Awardee Promotes Opportunities in Coconut

Boy Cordero of GerNil's Farm in South Cotabato

DILIMAN, Quezon City—Known as the “tree of life,” coconut is a source of many products and by-products that are essential to human life, thus, opening many agribusiness opportunities to Filipinos. 

To showcase the potential of coconut farming and processing, Gawad Saka awardee Gerardo “Boy” Cordero shared practices that can increase the income of coconut farmers in the country.

Organizers of Urban Community Gardens Learn Vegetable Seeds Production and Plant Propagation

Some of the participants during one of their hands-on exercises.

DILIMAN, Quezon City – Urban households depend significantly on commercial products for food consumption. However, these food products are expensive, and sometimes are not guaranteed fresh and safe to eat. This, and with the COVID-19 pandemic disrupting most economic activities, food availability and security are critical.

Gearing up on Urban Agriculture: ATI, Megaworld Lifestyle Malls bring Free Seeds in Alabang

ALABANG, Muntinlupa — As the restrictions brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic still continues, initiatives from different sectors are intensified to benefit and serve the Filipino people. In particular, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) continues to roll-out its Urban Agriculture Program in Metro Manila, encouraging urban dwellers to grow their own food in their respective households.

Former Agri Official Promotes Opportunities in Cassava

DILIMAN, Quezon City—Because of its ability to thrive even in the most unfavorable conditions, cassava is now seen not only as a major staple food but also as a food security crop.

This is one of the highlights of the teleradyo interview with former national corn program director and now full-time farmer, Lorenzo Caranguian. The interview aired July 10 on “Agri Asenso”, the Agricultural Training Institute’s (ATI) program on DZRH.

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