Category Archives: Mindanao economy

Marawi siege won’t derail Mindanao’s economic performance next year – MinDA

DAVAO CITY  (MindaNews/ 7 December 2017) – The five-month long fighting between government forces and Islamic State-inspired militants in Marawi City won’t slow down the economic performance of Mindanao in 2018, Mindanao Development Authority executive deputy director Romeo Montenegro said. In an interview Tuesday, Montenegro said the Marawi siege was seen as a “temporary setback” […]

Banana growers say success of peace talks to boost Mindanao economy

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/26 Sept) – The success of the peace process between the government and the National Democratic Front will enable Mindanao to attain its full economic potential, a business group said Monday. Stephen Antig, Pilipino Banana Growers and Exporters Association (PBGEA) executive director told Kapehan sa Dabaw that the resumption of the peace negotiations […]