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Gov’t urged to address food supply woes, lower cost of living amid global economic shocks

Gov’t urged to address food supply woes, lower cost of living amid global economic shocks

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ECONOMISTS AND  government officials called for measures that would ease food supply woes and assist vulnerable sectors as the Philippines grapples with the impact of a global economic crisis. Trade department trade service officer Enrico Mariano said the government needs to revive  agricultural extension by providing farmers with sustained training and technological support to address food supply issues.  “So what does this mean? Food production and processing demand a lot of technology; of training; of knowledge; experience accumulation; data; market linkage; and organization and cooperation,” Mariano said during a recent economic forum organized by the National Collegiate Economics Convention and hosted by the UST Department of Economics and the Artlet Economic Society. Mar...