Friday, May 21, 2010

Organic Livestock and Poultry Farming in the Philippines

ANGOC and its partners in the advocacy of the Organic Act in the Philippines were featured in the online version of Agribusinessweek last October 2009. Read on...

Thursday, May 13, 2010

Noynoy’s green agenda -, Philippine News for Filipinos

Noynoy’s green agenda -, Philippine News for Filipinos

Greenpeace and EcoWaste Coalition in the Philippines released the six presidential candidates’ answers to the 2010 Green Electoral Initiative (GEI) questionnaire and gave overall rankings based on the candidates’ stand on environmental issues such as climate change, solid waste, chemical pollution and consumer safety, sustainable agriculture
and genetically engineered crops, water, forests, nuclear power, mining, etc.

Click on the link above to read the answers of Philippine President-in-waiting Benigno "Noynoy" Aquino III.

Thursday, May 6, 2010

Bangladeshi Agri Minister urges scientists to protect agriculture from Climate change impacts

The New Nation
May 6, 2010
BSS, Dhaka

Agriculture Minister Begum Matia Chowdhury on Wednesday called upon the agricultural scientists and experts to work together with total devotion to save the agriculture of the country from the wrath of climate change.

The minister made this call while addressing at the inaugural session of two- day International workshop on building climate resilient agriculture in Asia as the chief guest here on Wednesday morning.

"We need to develop many more varieties with higher saline and drought tolerance level. We have to develop more such varieties side by side raising the area coverage of rice cultivation in the coastal region need to combat against the effects triggered by climate change," said the minister at the function organized by the Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) and the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), India with support from the Asian Development Bank(ADB).


GM Biofuels: Another Planned Disaster By Rady Ananda

GM Biofuels: Another Planned Disaster By Rady Ananda

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