Meliza A. Festejo-Abeleda

Socio-Economics Research Division Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development Department of Science and Technology, Philippines
Job Title
Science Research Specialist II

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ABSTRACT The important contribution of fertilizers in achieving agricultural productivity to ensure food security is highlighted in this paper. State of the two sub-sectors of the Philippine fertilizer industry, the inorganic fertilizer and bio-fertilizer, was discussed. The inorganic fertilizer...
INTRODUCTION While the Philippines is traversing a higher growth path following its recent overall economic success, the agriculture sector is still underperforming. The share of agriculture in the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) in 2016 was a mere 9% which translates into PHP 711...
Country: Philippines Topic: Overview
ABSTRACT Effective fishery policies invariably trace their roots from science-based assessment of the issues involved. Such assessment is characterized by a systematic process of problem identification, empirical examination of alternative solutions and a decision criterion designed to achieve the...
Country: Philippines Topic: Fisheries
INTRODUCTION Having a sustained growth rate of 6.3% during the 2011 to 2016 period, the Philippines is indeed, traversing the higher growth path. To secure the means for improving people’s lives, a long-term national vision involving a combination of social, economic and institutional...
Country: Philippines Topic: Agriculture