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...
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...
The Cordillera Administrative Region in the Philippines is famous for rice terraces where indigenous people grow diverse traditional rice varieties, through which they preserve their culture. For these people, rice grains are heirlooms. However, triggered by poverty, mass emigrations lead...
Dubbed as “dragon pearl fruit”, “green dragon”, “dragon crystal”, and “strawberry pear”; the dragon fruit (Genus: Hylocereus) is native to Mexico and Northern South America. In the Philippines, it was introduced in the 16th century most...
Albert P. Aquino
AffiliationSocio-Economics Research Division (SERD), Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development (PCAARRD), Department of Science and Technology (DOST)
Job TitleFormer Director
Latest Submission from Philippines
Towards a More Productive Agriculture: A Review of the Policies Affecting the Philippine Fertilizer Industry
Learning Alliance: Opportunities to Align Stakeholders for Technology Adoption and Supportive Market Conditions
Consumer Valuation of Cultural Heritage: Estimating the Value of Cordilleran _Heirloom Rice_ through the Gastronomic Systems Research (GSR) Approach
Current Status of Dragon Fruit and Its Prospects in the Philippines