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Crop Industry News: Philippines

16 July 2008
Crop Industry News from Philippines Joint Jatropha Biofuel Venture in Philippines
THE PHILIPPINES - A consortium of investors from Japan, South Korea and the Philippines has launched a pilot project to develop biofuels in the Southern Philippines. ...
10 July 2008
Crop Industry News from Philippines Biogas Promoted as Alternative to LPG
THE PHILIPPINES - According to a local environmentalist, fuel retailers may become pressured once consumers realize the importance of biogas as an alternative to liquefied petroleum gas (LPG)....
09 July 2008
Crop Industry News from Philippines Zubiri: Jatropha Seeds as Biofuels Source
THE PHILIPPINES - With no end in sight to the skyrocketing of fuel prices, the national government is looking into alternative fuel sources to avert a looming economic catastrophe....
30 June 2008
Crop Industry News from Philippines RHI and India-Based Firm to Build Ethanol Plant
THE PHILIPPINES - RHI's (Roxas Holdings Inc.) bioethanol branch, RBC (Roxol Bioenergy Corporation), plans to set up a P1-billion bioethanol plant in Negros Occidental with an India-based firm....
26 June 2008
Crop Industry News from Philippines PNOC Acquires Jatropha Equipment for R&D Activity
THE PHILIPPINES - Due to flexibility of crude oil prices in the world market, the biofuels branch of state-owned PNOC stresses on the need to speed up the R&D process of biofuels in the country....
17 June 2008
Crop Industry News from Philippines Jatropha R&D Being Intensified
THE PHILIPPINES - What with the need to hasten biofuel development because of the skyrocketing of prices, scientists from UP Los Baños are conducting rigorous gene conservation and regeneration...
09 June 2008
Crop Industry News from Philippines 1.2M hectares of Land Sought for Jatropha Production
MINDANAO - As part of the government's plan to lessen dependence on foreign fuel, the Philippine National Oil Company-Alternative Fuels Corp. (PNOC-AFC) is putting in efforts to encourage farmers...
05 June 2008
Crop Industry News from Philippines Cebu Pressed to Become Biodiesel Producer
THE PHILIPPINES - If only Filipino farmers were open to planting jatropha and learn how to manage the crop while the government expands jatropha plantations, Cebu would definitely have its own...
27 May 2008
Crop Industry News from Philippines Canadian Company Aids Filipino Children
THE PHILIPPINES - A Canadian biodiesel company that will establish 100 village level biodiesel facilities in Southern Luzon is also keen on forming a scholarship foundation for children of Filipino...
26 May 2008
Crop Industry News from Philippines Philippines Grain and Feed Corn PSD Update 2008
THE PHILIPPINES - This is a USDA GAIN report prepared by Perfecto G. Corpuz....
22 May 2008
Crop Industry News from Philippines P4.3B in Loans Allotted for Jatropha Farmers
MANILA - The Land Bank of the Philippines has set aside P4.3 billion in loans for the development of a 100-hectare tract of marginal land in Quezon, which will be planted to jatropha, a biofuel...
12 May 2008
Crop Industry News from Philippines Initiatives to Improve Farming Community
THE PHILIPPINES - With the farming community now reeling from the regional crisis on the food wheat and grain front, farmers of the 4th district of Laguna were at least optimistic over recommendations...
09 May 2008
Crop Industry News from Philippines Scientists Working Towards Biodiesel from Algae
THE PHILIPPINES - Scientists at the Ateneo de Manila University are working towards production of biodiesel through algae. ...
06 May 2008
Crop Industry News from Philippines First Biogas Plant Unveiled
THE PHILIPPINES - The Philippines has launched the first Southeast Asian biogas project at Quezon city's controlled disposal facility in Barangay Payatas to provide alternative energy and reduce...
02 May 2008
Crop Industry News from Philippines Inauguration of Biogas Emission Reduction Project
QUEZON CITY - According to the Manila Bulletin, the first Biogas Emission Reduction Project in Southeast Asia was inaugurated yesterday at the Quezon City Controlled Disposal Facility in Barangay...
01 May 2008
Crop Industry News from Philippines Philippine Government Bans Conversion of Agricultural Land to Other Uses
MANILA - The Philippines has taken measures to reduce the its reliance on imported oil, writes Karen Lema (Reuters)....
29 April 2008
Crop Industry News from Philippines LBC Funds Jatropha Plantation
THE PHILIPPINES - According to the Manila Bulletin, the Land Bank of the Philippines (LBP) has allocated a loan of P4.3 billion in order to fund the 100,000 hectare jatropha curcas plantation...
28 April 2008
Crop Industry News from Philippines Zubiri: Negros to be Biofuels Center
THE PHILIPPINES - Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri Saturday called on oil firms to moderate their greed amid the impending increase in oil prices to P60 a liter, as he stressed his plan to make Negros...
24 April 2008
Crop Industry News from Philippines Zubiri: "Oil-Producing Countries Should Modify Their Greed"
THE PHILIPPINES - Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri yesterday assured the public that the Biofuels Act will protect the food security program of the government following calls for the suspension of...
17 April 2008
Crop Industry News from Philippines Biofuels World In Manila Sets Perspective On Regional Mandates and New Feedstocks -- Cassava, Sweet Sorghum, Jatropha
MANILA - BiofuelsWorld gives perspective of regional biofuels mandates from Philippines, Thailand, Taiwan, India and China. Dramatically reshape Jatropha, Biomass, Algae-Lipids Biomass, Sweet...
16 April 2008
Crop Industry News from Philippines Filipino Firm Looks for Biofuel Lands in Central Mindanao
SULTAN KUDARAT - The Philippines' Eastern Renewables Fuels Corp. is looking for more lands in Central Mindanao to cultivate cassava for biofuel use. ...
09 April 2008
Crop Industry News from Philippines PNOC-AFC Continues Jatropha Development Plans for Iwahig
MANILA - The Philippine National Oil Company - Alternative Fuels Corporation (PNOC-AFC), the biofuels arm of state-owned PNOC, is planning on continuing the development of jatropha for the Iwahig...
07 April 2008
Crop Industry News from Philippines Conversion of rice fields created rice shortage
THE PHILIPPINES - In the Central Luzon plains, Nueva Ecija is unique. In this farming province, the biggest rice producer in this region, there are rows upon rows of rice paddies. But it had...
01 April 2008
Crop Industry News from Philippines Philippine Province Promotes Malunggay, Moringa Oil
PROVINCE OF SIQUIJOR, PHILIPPINES - According to the Philippine Information Agency, Provincial Agriculturist Dr. Ramon A. Taroc has made an appeal to the local folk to propagate Malunggay, a...
05 March 2008
Crop Industry News from Philippines Coconut, ‘Malunggay’ Present Golden Opportunity
MANILA, PHILIPPINES - Coconut and malunggay—among the biofuel crops that are environment-friendly and do not compete directly with food sources—are the "champions." ...
10 January 2008
Crop Industry News from Philippines Go bio-diesel to soften blow of high fuel prices, Way Kurat says
NABUNTURAN - "Let's go biodiesel," Compostela Valley 1st District House Representative Manuel "Way Kurat" Zamora said....
04 January 2008
Crop Industry News from Philippines Philippine biodiesel meets international standards
MANILA - Initial tests on locally produced biodiesel have yielded positive results, indicating that the Philippines can produce jatropha-based biodiesel that meets international standards....
03 January 2008
Crop Industry News from Philippines Bicol technology venture firm plans sorghum bio-ethanol project
THE PHILIPPINES - A technology venture firm, Tropics Agro Industries Inc. (TAII), has embarked on a five-hectare sweet sorghum planting in Bicol, aiming to produce bio-ethanol after a successful...
02 January 2008
Crop Industry News from Philippines US firm seeking equity partner for ethanol project
THE PHILIPPINES - US firm E-Cane Fuel Corporation is scouting for an equity partner that will inject $ 30 million funding for its planned ethanol processing facility in Central Luzon....
27 December 2007
Crop Industry News from Philippines Challenge to find land for oil palm expansion
THE PHILIPPINES - Crude palm oil prices are expected to be well-supported by structural changes in global supply and demand for related commodities, says KL Kepong group plantations director...
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