import dependency

Rice farmers’ income per hectare declined by 40.3%

February 14, 2023

Rice liberalization is being hyped for taming rice inflation. But this is doing no favors for producers and consumers alike, especially with the government’s lack of interest in supporting local production in the long run.

Duterte admin’s neglect of agri erodes food self-sufficiency — IBON

October 21, 2021

The Duterte government’s glaringly low prioritization of agriculture is worsening the country’s decline in food self-sufficiency. Production support for small farmers and fisherfolk as part of a larger economic stimulus program is even more urgent.