manifested in the lower stocks of fatteners and tight supply of piglets as observed in Cagayan Valley, Central Luzon and CALABARZON
, according to the Bureau of Agricultural Statistics (BAS).
The project is implemented in partnership with the DA Regional Office for CALABARZON
, Bureau of Plant Industry (BPI), Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) and the Office of the Senate Committee on Agriculture and Food.
The PCA is set to procure 39,000 bags of 21-0-0 Ammonium Sulfate for the fertilization of coconut trees infested by coconut scale insects in CALABARZON
The biggest number of OFWs came from CALABARZON
(Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, Quezon), Central Luzon and National Capital Region with 16.
2 million trees had been seriously affected by an infestation of the pest Aspidiotus rigidus in the provinces of Batangas, Laguna, Quezon, Cavite, and Basilan, leading the government to put parts of CALABARZON
and the island of Basilan under a state of emergency.
Most of the cases came from Eastern Visayas (3,088), SOCCKSARGEN (3,077), Northern Mindanao (2,894), CALABARZON
(2,768), and Davao Region (2,757).
For corn, the high inflation rate may be attributed to lower production in some regions, particularly in CALABARZON
and Eastern Visayas, as a result of dry spell and rat infestation, said Balisacan, who is also NEDA Director-General.
As of October 21, Secretary of Social Welfare Dinky Soliman said that more than P29 million worth of combined relief assistance from Local Government Units, Non-Government Organizations, and other National Government Agencies were provided to affected families by typhoon Santi in Ilocos, Cagayan Valley, Central Luzon, CALABARZON
, and Bicol.
While there is a general increase in the number of access points, there are regional disparities that show concentration in highly populous and urbanized regions such as NCR, CALABARZON
and Central Luzon.