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Research center gives positive outlook for PHL agri for 2021

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Despite the natural catastrophes that affected agricultural production in Southeast Asia, and the Covid-19 pandemic that crippled most of the key economic sectors in the Philippines, the agriculture sector in the country was able to maintain a positive growth in year 2020.

“It must be acknowledged that there were earlier production growth targets that may not have been achieved. But being able to maintain positive growth is an enduring story of resilience at a time when it is needed the most,” said Director Glenn B. Gregorio of the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (Searca).

Gregorio said it is in this light that the overall outlook for the agriculture sector of the Philippines for 2021 is generally positive.

See full article at Business Mirror

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