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DOST-NRCP unveils research

DOST-NRCP unveils research initiatives to combat food insecurity

As Filipinos face rising food prices and reports of crop shortages and smuggling, the Department of Science and Technology-National Research Council of the Philippines (DOST-NRCP) unveiled its efforts to ensure food and nutrition security for every Filipino. Dr. Leslie Michelle Dalmacho, president of the DOST-NRCP, in a statement, underscored that

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Importance of WPS in food security, highlighted in summit

MANILA – The First National Summit for the West Philippine Sea (WPS) has formulated plans of action to protect natural resources, security, livelihood and economic potentials. “The fishermen are our inspiration in developing and implementing national plans of the agency thru the protection of our seas, introducing modern technology, strengthening

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More Filipinos went hungry in 2nd quarter of 2023 — SWS

MANILA, Philippines — More Filipino families experienced involuntary hunger—or being hungry and not having anything to eat—at least once in the second quarter of 2023, a survey conducted by Social Weather Stations suggested. Results of the June 28 to July 1 survey found that 10.4% of Filipino families experienced involuntary

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Nearly 51M Filipinos face food insecurity — UN report

Nearly 51M Filipinos face food insecurity — UN report

NEARLY 51 MILLION Filipinos faced moderate or severe food insecurity in 2020 to 2022, the highest number in Southeast Asia, according to a United Nations (UN) report. The UN’s latest State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World report showed there were 50.9 million people who did not have

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