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The two faces of rice prices

IN the wake of the world food price crisis of 2007 to 2008, the consensus view is that, because of several trends (climate change, biofuels, scarcity of land and water, increased consumption of meat), we are entering a new era in which food prices will be higher. How has this played out so far in the case of rice?

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Connecting communities in the South

GILBERT FEROLINO has to carry produce from their farm to the nearest barangay town center, a laborious task he thought would see no end.

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Samar, Leyte farmers get help from FAO

THE Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations (UN) has donated farm tools to farmers belonging to eight agrarian-reform beneficiaries organizations (Arbos) in Samar and Leyte, the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) said.

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