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Agriculture remains to be one of the most important industries in the Philippine economy. With the recent technologies and strategies being applied to agriculture, staying up to date with the latest agriculture news is now as crucial as ever. Business Mirror recognizes this need for a specialized category for agriculture and agribusiness news. Don’t miss out on the latest news on Philippine Agriculture with BusinessMirror.

Could blockchain-based insurance solve agricultural pains in the Philippines?

The Philippines is one of the most typhoon-prone countries in the world, dealing with an average of 20 occurrences per year. According to the Philippine Climate Change and Food Security Analysis (CCFSA) study commissioned by the World Food Programme, typhoons and other extreme weather events have cost the country approximately Php 290 million in agricultural damages in the last decade. The recent typhoon Paeng alone caused Php 3.16 billion in damages to the sector.

Singapore wants to sell the world on cell-cultured seafood

ON November 14 in Sharm El-Sheikh, representatives from nine countries sat down to dinner. It was the start of the second week of COP27, but this was no panel discussion or debate over loss and damage. The dinner, hosted by the government of Singapore alongside alternative-protein advocates, was instead a celebration of the main dish: cultivated chicken, or meat grown from animal cells in a bioreactor.