Sen. Cynthia Villar presides over the public hearing on the “Coconut Farmers and Industry Fund”

December 16, 2014 by · Comments Off on Sen. Cynthia Villar presides over the public hearing on the “Coconut Farmers and Industry Fund” 

141215130525Photo shows from (left)Senator Cynthia Villar, Chairperson, Committee on Agriculture and Food and Senate Pro Tempore Ralph Recto, Chairman of the Joint Committee of Finance preside over the public hearing on the “Coconut Farmers and Industry Fund.” Also in photo(center) is Mr.Rafael Mariano (black shirt), National Chairman of Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas and other farmers and representatives,and wearing barong (photo right) is Administrator Romulo N.Arancon Jr. of Philippine Coconut Authority(PCA)and Undersecretary Anthony Parungao of Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR)on Monday, December 15,2014 at the Senate in Pasay City (PNA photos by Avito C.Dalan)
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PhilMech optimistic on coco water machine

November 12, 2014 by · Comments Off on PhilMech optimistic on coco water machine 

MANILA, Nov. 11 — The Philippine Center for Postharvest Development and Mechanization (PhilMech) is optimistic that the coco water extractor and pasteurizing machine it has developed will boost the livelihood of coconut farmers over the long to medium term.

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