The PBB 401 rice variety stands out because it has repeatedly shown its resilience to floods, including those induced by extreme weather events.
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Provinces in the south were hit the hardest while a “state of calamity” has been declared in the city of Cotabato where some 67,000 residents have been affected by the storm.
“It has been long proven by many scientists, experts, and fisherfolk that reclamation is catastrophic to marine and aquatic ecosystems. On top of its environmental impacts, reclamation entails massive displacement of fisherfolk and a consequent threat to local fish supply.”
Quezon City is among the world’s largest cities that will be exposed to severe flooding and drought. But families residing in urban poor communities like Tatalon are not getting sufficient help.
The Philippine courts have some catching up to do.
“Climate crisis is getting more real, and what’s more real is the devastation getting stronger each year, with most of the vulnerable communities heavily affected. Super-typhoon Odette (International name Rai) slapped its strength on farming and fishing communities in the Visayas.”
For an organic practitioner in Santa Magdalena town in Sorsogon, he said there is demand for organic rice but the supply is lacking.