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Bt corn farming not profitable

By KIMBERLY JOY ALEJO TUMAUINI, Isabela—They barely earn any from growing Bt corn yet they keep on planting because their land is …

Int’l rural peoples mov’t calls to heighten efforts vs Golden Rice

The Peoples’ Coalition for Food Sovereignty (PCFS), a global network of food sovereignty advocates and various grassroots groups of small food producers, expressed its support to the Filipino farmers’ protest against the Golden Rice field trials during yesterday’s public consultation by the International Rice Research Institute in San Mateo, Isabela.

Daranudor ti Ilocandia: Ti palso a konsepto ti padanum ken pautang ti China

Kuna dagiti opisial ti National Irrigation Administration (NIA) a nakipagpaset iti naangay a public hearing kasilpo ti Gregorio del Pilar Impounding Project (GDPIP) idiay Salcedo, Ilocos Sur idi Hunio 27 a ti proyekto ket paset ti serbisio publiko ti gobierno. Inyarigna daytoy iti konstruksion ti kalsada nga uray awan kano ti nalawag a pagganaranna ket ipaayna iti umili ken iti panagdur-as ti gimong. Ngem saan pay a nalnalpas ti aktibidad ket naglikudanen ti ahensia ti kunkunana a “serbisio publiko”.

The ‘floored price’ of tobacco

By SHERWIN DE VERA www.nordis.net CANDON CITY — Every two years, just before the tobacco cropping season starts, stakeholders from the tobacco …

Daranudor Ti Ilocandia: Ania ti ibagbaga ti ekonomia? 2/2

Ilaslastog ti administrasyon a Duterte ti dakkel a koleksyon daytoy ti buwis iti bulan ti Enero ken Pebrero. Segun iti Department of Finance, nangatngaton ti 15.5% ti buwis a nakolektada iti umuna a bulan ti 2018 kumpara iti naglabas a tawen. Bayat a nakasingiren daytoy ti P44.49 billion nga excise tax. Amin daytoy gapu ti implementasyon ti Tax Reform Acceleration for Inclusion (TRAIN) Law.
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“Fortunes and unfortunates” in tobacco contract growing

CANDON CITY — Ilocandia and the Ilocano farmers have carved a niche in the country’s economy with its billion-peso crop – the tobacco. The plant and industry, once believed to be on its twilight, has withstood time, stricter regulations and controversies. It has proved its worth and role in the country’s economy.

The rice mill project of Alunogan, Mountain Province

Barangay Alunogan is one of the eleven (11) barangays of Natonin in Mountain Province. Barangay Alunogan consist of 203 households and 384 families. The main source of livelihood is still from traditional agriculture just like all other barangays in Natonin.

Daranudor ti Ilocandia: Ania ti ibagbaga ti ekomiya?

Kanayon nga ibagbaga ti gobierno, iti lokal man wenno iti tukad nasional nga agtultuloy a dumurdur-as ti ekonomia. Tapno suportaran daytoy, ipatpatangatang ken ipabpablaakda ti adu a numero kasilpo ti makunkuna a macro-economics, ti panangipresentar ti kabuklan nga ekonomia basar kadagiti ramen daytoy iti tukad nasional, rehion wenno internasional. Karaman kadagiti numero mainaig ti Gross Domestic Product (GDP) wenno Gross Regional Domestic Product (GRDP) iti tukad rehiyon, employment rate, inflation rate ken dadduma pay.