Category Archives: plantations

Group seeks stricter measures vs aerial spray in Davao

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/ 08 August) – Environment group Interface Development Interventions (IDIS) on Monday said it will ask the city council to impose stricter regulations on the use of aerial spray two years after the Supreme Court upheld the 2009 decision of the Court of Appeals declaring the ordinance banning aerial spraying as unconstitutional. But […]

Agribusiness areas in Region 12 to have more roads

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/25 July) – More emerging agribusiness areas in Region 12 will have access to major markets in the next two years through a road access convergence program of the national government. Ethel Laksmi Gumana, industry development division chief of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI)-Region 12, said Wednesday around P1.079 billion […]

Climate change, plantations threaten Liguasan Marsh

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/09 May) – Liguasan Marsh in Southwestern Mindanao is facing threats caused by climate change and chemical pollution owing to the growing number of pineapple, banana and oil palm plantations, a retired general turned environment advocate said. On Tuesday, the first day of the “Climate Resilience and Green Growth in Mindanao: A Roadmap for Inclusive and […]

Climate change, plantations threaten Liguasan Marsh

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/09 May) – Liguasan Marsh in Southwestern Mindanao is facing threats caused by climate change and chemical pollution owing to the growing number of pineapple, banana and oil palm plantations, a retired general turned environment advocate said. On Tuesday, the first day of the “Climate Resilience and Green Growth in Mindanao: A Roadmap for Inclusive and […]

Farmers group in Tagum seeks help from Duterte, Mariano for recovery of land

TAGUM CITY (MindaNews/13 December) – A group of banana farmers has sought the assistance of President Duterte and Agrarian Reform Secretary Rafael Mariano in their effort to reclaim a 145-hectare land in Barangay Madaum here that was awarded to them in 1996 under the agrarian reform program. Lapanday Foods Corporation (LFC) has been using the […]