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  • COVID 19 to reduce agricultural production in Southeast Asia (MT) by 3.11%, 100.77 million farmers affected

    COVID 19 is foreseen to substantially reduce by a significant 3.11% the volume of agriculture output in Southeast Asia (at 17.03 million metric tons or MT) for the first quarter of 2020 as a result of a decrease in farm labor affecting…
    25 May 2020
  • DA touts ₱5.4-billion worth of agricultural produce sold amid regional uncertainty due to COVID-19 pandemic

    Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, May 22) – Agriculture Secretary William Dar reported on Thursday that ₱5.4-billion worth of agricultural produce from farmers and fishermen were sold to consumers amid the COVID-19 pandemic in the country. Dar told in the Senate Committee of the…
    22 May 2020
  • COVID-19 slashes SE Asia agri output by 3.11%

    The following link will take you to INQUIRER.net: COVID-19 slashes SE Asia agri output by 3.11%https://business.inquirer.net/297866/covid-19-slashes-se-asia-agri-output-by-3-11
    22 May 2020
  • Covid cuts agri output in Southeast Asia

    The coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic is expected to reduce the volume of agriculture output in Southeast Asia by 3.11 percent, according to the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (Searca). The loss was equivalent to at…
    22 May 2020
  • Reduced agri volume

    COVID 19 is foreseen to substantially reduce by a significant 3.11 percent the volume of agriculture output in Southeast Asia (at 17.03 million metric tons or MT) for the first quarter of 2020 as a result of a decrease in farm labor…
    22 May 2020
  • COVID-19 slashes income of farmers across PH

    Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) said there is a need for the Philippine government to “rethink” agriculture interventions as COVID-19 continues to reduce the number of farmers as well as their income. “Due to lockdown,…
    21 May 2020
  • Scientist to government: Rethink intervention in agriculture

    A local scientist recently urged the government to “rethink” its interventions in agriculture as the Covid-19 lockdown has further cut a number of farmers of their income—resulting in depressed demand for goods, food insecurity, and declining gross domestic product (GDP). “Due to…
    15 May 2020
  • Searca: Rethink agri interventions

    The government should “rethink” its interventions in the country’s agriculture sector as the lockdown caused by the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) further reduced the number of farmers nationwide and their income, according to the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and…
    14 May 2020