Typhoon Damages P4 Billion in Agricultural Crops

The cost of damage to agriculture in areas affected by the latest typhoon has risen to P4 billion with the rice sub-sector hit worst. Affected are 65,247 hectares of agricultural areas with an estimated production loss of 268,355 metric tons (MT). Damage to high-value crops is placed at P1.3 billion with 75,703 MT of produce lost. Affected were 9,745 hectares of cultivation area…

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