Alibuyog led members of the Regional Statistical Committee in the data dissemination of the 2017 - 2019 Economic Performance of CAR here last Nov. 20. This manual discusses the strategy, lessons learned and recommendations of. Cagayan Valley with 6.6 growth in agriculture tops the list, followed by 5.3% of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao and the 4.4% growth rate in Ilocos Region. Projects Includes planned, ongoing and closed projects. Results-based country strategic opportunities programme (COSOP) Arabic | English | French | Spanish. However, some markets continue to defy the SRP. Only a small amount of remittances is invested in productive assets, much less saved. (JDP/CCD-PIA CAR). Rice prices were among the factors that pushed the inflation rate to a nine-year high in October. This report analyses Philippine agricultural policy. Agriculture is the primary source of income for poor rural people, and the only source for many of the poorest households. Most of them depend on subsistence farming and fishing for their livelihoods. Browse the Member States interactive platform. CNN and the CNN logo are registered marks of Cable News Network, Inc., displayed with permission. Unlocking opportunities for rural entrepreneurs and farmers in the sub-Mekong region. BAGUIO CITY, Nov. 25 (PIA) - - The Cordillera Administrative Region ranked fourth among regions in the country  in terms of growth in the agriculture sector in 2019 with around P28.8 billion contribution  to the Gross Regional Domestic Product(GRDP). Overall, 25 per cent of people in the Philippines are poor. Although the causes of poverty in rural areas vary widely from island to island, common drivers include a decline in agricultural productivity, unprofitable smallholder farming operations and unsustainable practices, which have led to deforestation and depleted fish stocks. Rural poor people also have few options for generating off-farm income and lack access to affordable financial services. Typhoon "Ompong," in particular, caused ₱26 billion pesos worth of crop damage. The Philippines has had notable recent overall economic success, yet improving agricultural performance remains challenging. Poverty levels vary substantially between regions and provinces, and the poverty gap between urban and rural areas is widening. To be blunt, It is the lack of Government support. This is a handy publication that contains a comprehensive set of selected agricultural statistics on crops, livestock, poultry and fishery; including foreign trade, and other macroeconomic indicators related to agriculture sector. He said the agriculture sector sufffered billions of pesos in damage from storms "Henry", "Inday", "Josie" and "Ompong." This has resulted rice prices reaching as high as ₱65 per kilogram in some markets, prompting the government to issue a suggested retail price (SRP) of ₱37 to ₱47 per kilogram in October to stabilize prices. In his yearend report presented in a media briefing, Agriculture Chief Manny Piñol they are looking at a possible rice harvest of around 4.7 million metric tons (MMT) in January to June 2019 from 4.46 MMT in the same period this year. However, in the world's poorest countries, opportunities for youth are often limited or non-existent, leaving them  marginalized politically, economically and socially. They have already started selling this in 81 branches all over greater Manila area and I think they're spreading to the provinces," he said. people. "We have issued stern and strict warnings to the NFA personnel and officials in those areas to implement the SRP or face administrative sanctions," he said. It is an attached unit of the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO). Published on November 25, 2020. IFAD-supported programmes and projects aim to improve access to markets, technology and rural financial services. Our strategy focuses on the poorest groups of rural people. Agriculture plays an important role in the country’s economy. Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, December 18) — The government sees a recovery in rice production in early 2019 after the agriculture sector suffered sizable damage from calamities this year, a Cabinet official said Tuesday. PRDP will partner with the LGUs and the private sector in providing key infrastructure, facilities, technology, and information that will raise incomes, productivity, and competitiveness in the countryside. More than half of the Philippines’ 100 million people live in rural areas, and more than a third of them are poor. PSA – CAR Regional Director Villafe Alibuyog reported that in terms of the region’s overall economic performance, Cordillera economy grew at 4.3% with a GRDP of around P321.61 billion. Since 1978, IFAD has committed US$243.7 million to finance 15 projects and programmes related to agricultural development in the Philippines, benefiting 1,742,000 households. The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) has signed a financing agreement with the Government of the Philippines to reduce poverty and increase incomes for 469,200 rural people in 20 of the poorest provinces in Mindanao and Eastern Visayas regions. Today's generation of young people – defined by the United Nations as those aged 15 to 24 – is the largest in history. Roland’s workshop sits by the side of the road, a large wooden structure from which the sounds of a lathe and a hammer emerge from time to time. In the 2019 GRDP released by the Philippine Statistics Authority, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (AFF) sector of the region grew by 4.2, the fourth highest growth rate in production in agriculture and a big rebound from a negative growth of 3.5 percent in 2018. And this is Robinsons. Charlotte Salford, Associate Vice-President of External Relations and Governance at the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), is in the Philippines this week to visit an IFAD-supported project that is assisting more than 300,000 smallholder farmers, rural youth, indigenous peoples and women to become highly productive and competitive entrepreneurs in agriculture. Cordillera also registered the highest crop production among the 14 regions. The Philippine Rural Development Project is a six-year (6) project designed to establish the government platform for a modern, climate-smart and market-oriented agri-fishery sector. In the Philippines, IFAD is working to enable poor rural people to improve their incomes and food security and provide better food, education and health care for their families. The Irrigated Rice Production Enhancement Project (IRPEP) was implemented between 2010 and 2015 to improve the rice productivity and livelihoods of smallholder farmers who cultivate on Communal Irrigation Schemes in three regions (Western Visayas, Central Visayas and Northern Mindanao) of the Philippines. through PCOO, national government agencies, and other public sector entities in communicating their programs, projects, and services to the Filipino