International Labor Org’s agri skills competency standards pushed in Ph, ASEAN as Filipino farmers’ average age reach 57

The Philippines is urged to adopt an International Labor Organization’s (ILO) model for skills competency standard in agriculture so as to raise the dwindling number of farmers– threatening food security as average Filipino farmers age is at 57 years old. The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) has proposed […]

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DENR-ERDB to hold ASEAN Congress on sustainable urbanization

The Philippines is hosting an ASEAN Congress on June 26-30, 2017 that will provide a forum for the exchange of information and experiences on sustainable urbanization. This event is consistent with the celebration of the ASEAN’s 50th Founding Anniversary with Philippines as the ASEAN Chair for 2017. Since Southeast Asia is seen internationally as a […]

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Choosing The Right Land Investment

Trading and/or investing in land can at times be a daunting task. When you begin your initial investment, you’ll start to see that there are quite a few steps involved and procedures that need to be adhered to. However, even though purchasing land on its own may not supply the ease or instant gratification of […]

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How to Start an Event Planning Business

Are you an outgoing, fun person who has a knack for decorating, good taste, planning, and knowing how to have a good time? The perfect home based business is to start your own event planning business. Event planning is a $500 billion business around the world these days, with a lot of development possibilities. The […]

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Low Cost Feeds and Feeding Methods for Livestock

Different kinds of trough, different local feed resources and feed supplements, 1999-12-01 Practice: Feed and Water Troughs Location: Philippines Technical Description There are many indigenous fixtures derived from the use of light materials and recyclable industry wastes. These fixtures are commonly used by farmers in livestock and poultry production. Bamboo and used tires are common […]

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Why Philippines is the Top Choice of BPO Companies

Outsourcing services providers in the Philippines have been hugely abundant in recent years. This is vastly evident in the assembly of many BPO companies in the country as well as the growing number of call center agents that are currently working in the industry. But have you ever wondered why foreign companies from different countries […]

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Food Business Ideas For Christmas

Holiday season is a perfect time for anyone trying to get into business. As soon as the ‘ber’ months roll in, many are already busy buying gifts and preparing foods needed to make the Christmas celebration perfect and memorable. As the entire country counts down to Christmas day and New year, here are some food […]

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How to Make Pork Tocino

Pork tocino also called sweet cured pork is a yummy dish perfect for the whole family. It is made by marinating it with salt, sugar, and saltpeter. Pineapple juice can also be added for a slightly tart flavor. It’s easy to make and prepare that’s why pork tocino is also a popular breakfast viand or […]

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How to Make Banana Burger Patties

One favorite snack that’s tried and tested by the Filipino palate is the banana cue. And for all those out there who are already into the business of selling banana cue or interested in getting into this kind of snack food business, here’s one more recipe to make sure no part of the banana cue […]

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Why a Business Has a Voluntary Recall Of a Product

Every day the Food and Drug Administration receives voluntary recalls from companies. Consumers have the option to sign up on their website to receive email alerts about product recalls. So, why would a company voluntarily recall a product? If no one has reported a problem, why would the company go out of its way to […]

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Making apiculture industry sustainable through stingless bees

The bees are important in the pollination of flowering plants including agricultural crops like fruits and vegetables. Pollination is one of the most important mechanisms in maintaining and promoting biodiversity. Unfortunately, the numbers of pollinators are declining, a problem that continues to haunt the world apiculture industry, according to Dr. Cleofas R. Cervancia, president of […]

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Guava Jam

Guava Jam Materials: Ripe guavas, Sugar Procedure: 1. Ripe fruits are washed, peeled and the seeds removed. 2. The fruits are mashed. To one part of the mash add 1 part sugar. Boil mixture gently until thick. To avoid unnecessary caramelization, kalamansi juice is added as in mango jam. 3. While still hot, pack in […]

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