Department of Agriculture
14 Feb 2013 - 11:01 by Local Press Report
COLOMBO (Gant Daily) — “Never before have water resources in the Northern Province been under such stress,” Thushyanthy Mikunthan, a senior lecturer at the Department of Agriculture at Jaffna University, told IRIN, cit
Philippine Business Conference Calls on Government to Increase Rice Production, Deal With Toxic Waste
15 Oct 2012 - 08:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MANILA, Philippines — Business representatives in Manila have approved an 11-point resolution that identified specific measures it wanted to see the government take, including rice production, allocation of irrigated
12 Oct 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Vietnam, HANOI — Despite investors’ claims about the benefits of the hydropower plants on the Vu Gia-Thu Bon river system, there have been problems in recent years with floods during the rainy season when they disc
14 Sep 2012 - 09:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Department of Agriculture has turned over a number of projects to boost rice production to local irrigation associations, in an effort to make Negros Occidental province 100 percent
7 Sep 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MYANMAR, MANDALAY — Mandalay City Development Committee in Myanmar expects to finish a project to improve water supply in the city by the end of March 2013, the Myanmar Times reported this week.
7 Sep 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
ZIMBABWE, HARARE — Zimbabwe and Botswana have signed a $64.3 million USD memorandum of understanding, part of which is expected to go the agriculture sector.
17 Aug 2012 - 09:06 by Local Press Report
HAU GIANG (Saigon Daily) — Authorities in the Mekong delta province of Hau Giang have banned local authorities from spraying herbicide to kill the fast propagating water hyacinth weed that has overtaken and blocked waterway
15 Aug 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MANILA, Philippines — Flooding from last week’s heavy rains continues to inundate Manila this week, even as a new tropical storm stuck the northernmost part of the country.
14 Aug 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MANILA, Philippines — Philippine Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima and Export-Import Bank of Korea Executive Director Sang-Wan Byun on August 9 signed a $207.88 million USD loan agreement for an irrigation project in the
13 Jun 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MANILA, Philippines — Philippine company Sagittarius Mines Inc (SMI) is partnering with the Department of Agriculture to develop small irrigation systems at its Tampakan copper site in South Cotabato, under a farming co
1 May 2012 - 10:50 by Local Press Report
MANILA (Manila Bulletin (Philippines)) — Full Story - The government is set to implement the second phase of the $266 million USD Jalaur River i
15 Feb 2012 - 08:23 by Local Press Report
MANILA (Xinhua (China)) — The earthquake that rocked the central Philippines Monday damaged $2.92 million USD worth of crops and irrigation facilities.
24 Jan 2012 - 11:01 by Local Press Report
KATHMANDU (Himalayan Times (Nepal)) — International environmental group Greenpeace found toxic waste stored in two unsecured facilities in Nepal.
18 Jan 2012 - 10:38 by Local Press Report
MITROVICA (M-Magazine (Kosovo)) — Industrial pollution and garbage disposal by residents are the main culprits behind the high level of pollution in the city of Mitrovica.
2 Aug 2010 - 14:47 by Local Press Report
UAE, AJMAN (Khaleej Times (United Arab Emirates)) — Ajman Municipality plans to use treated sewerage water to irrigate trees and other plants on roadways. Ahmed SaifAl Muhairi, Director of the Agriculture Department of Ajman Muncipality,
15 Feb 2010 - 20:57 by Local Press Report
QUEZON CITY (Philippine Information Agency) — The Department of Agriculture started rationalizing use of irrigation water as part of the government-wide effort to conserve water amid the dry spell caused by El Nino. "We are rationalizing the
7 Sep 2009 - 20:58 by Local Press Report
MANILA, Philippines (Manila Bulletin (Philippines)) — Building national and local drainage systems to manage excess water supply should be apriority for the Philippines, according to Romeo Recide, director of the Department of Agriculture (DA) 's Burea
4 May 2009 - 14:46 by Local Press Report
DOHA, Qatar (Gulf Times (Qatar)) — Population growth, scarcity and lack of data are among the main challenges to water resources in Qatar, according to Kamel Mostafa Amer of the Department of Agriculture and Water Research.
21 Jul 2008 - 20:59 by Local Press Report
DAVAO — Potable water and roads are the top priorities of the agricultural sector in Mindanao, according to the Department of Agriculture. Arnel De Mesa, deputy program director of the
11 Dec 2007 - 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
India, ERODE — — The rain-fed agricultural lands in Bhavani division in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu are the site of a novel project to use farm ponds as major water harvesting structures.