Philippines

ABSTRACT The author discusses his personal account on the humble beginnings of Harbest, a company which he started when he was a young entrepreneur working and staying in Taiwan and soon took shape when he returned to his native land in Negros Island in the Philippines. From a company that first...
Country: Philippines Topic: Agribusiness
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ABSTRACT Earlier land reform initiatives and Operation Land Transfer (OLT) covering rice and corn lands in 1972 was expanded in 1987 to cover all crops pursuant to the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Law (CARL). Studies on land reform and productivity have varied findings on the impact of the...
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ABSTRACT The Agrarian Reform Community (ARC) development strategy was adopted in 1993 as an integrated approach to development of communities.  It complemented land distribution with interventions designed to improve the productivity of the land and the farmers.  The strategy was later...
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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...
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ABSTRACT Producing high quality rice and obtaining price premium for smallholder producers have been a challenge for Asian rice farmers due to poor postharvest management, inappropriate technology, and unsupportive market conditions. This is an exploratory study of whether a multi-stakeholder...
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