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

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