We are going green this year so we opted to have a digital publication instead.  What will you get with the digital edition? Here are some:   With the digital edition, you will enjoy the following benefits: Timely release (no more delays in delivery) Portability (read the monitor anytime and anywhere) Lower subscription fee Colorful

Narratives from agribusiness experts II

MAPPING THE FUTURE Narratives from agribusiness experts II By: Rolando T. Dy – @inquirerdotnet Philippine Daily Inquirer / 04:59 AM May 01, 2017 In my previous piece under the similar title, Dave, my friend and global trade expert, discussed many aspects of trade in mango, garlic and onions. Dave wanted to be anonymous so that

Be informed about agriculture and rural poverty

Written by Prof. Rolando T. Dy of the University of Asia and the Pacific (UA&P), “Agribusiness and Rural Progress: Actions for Poverty Reduction” contains 86 articles that cover the global and ASEAN fronts, local and regional perspectives, rural development, governance, and commodity focus. The book espouses that a dynamic, progressive and inclusive economy is anchored on

Agricultural Economics 001

MAPPING THE FUTURE By: Rolando T. Dy – @inquirerdotnet Philippine Daily Inquirer / 01:56 AM April 17, 2017 Of late, I was struck by a commentator who said that farm productivity was not that important. That farm net income is. This is difficult to reconcile as the two are related. In my decades of observing

How are Filipino farmers faring versus Thai farmers?

M. A. P. Insights Rolando T. Dy Posted on April 11, 2017 Poverty in the Philippines is persistently high. This affects consumer markets, investments, and social peace. In 2015, the official poverty incidence was 21.6%. The estimated rural poverty was 30% of that total, and urban poverty 11%. The Philippine Development Plan 2017-2022 aims at

Deadline of Application is Extended!

We are still accepting applicants for our Agribusiness Executives’ Program.  You can still apply until April 30, 2017. For inquiries, you can contact us at (02) 637-0912 to 26 loc. 247/345 or email cfa@uap.asia/ florence.sevilla@uap.asia.  Look for Ms. Rosalie or Ms. Florence. What is Agribusiness Executives’ Program? The Agribusiness Executives’ Program (AEP) is a   6-month

Would banning mining jeopardize our quality of life?

MAPPING THE FUTURE Would banning mining jeopardize our quality of life? By: Rolando T. Dy – @inquirerdotnet Philippine Daily Inquirer / 12:04 AM March 27, 2017 Anti-mining groups proliferate these days. They want to ban mining because it is anti-environment.  Do they really mean what they say? Minerals and metals have been part of our