Agriculture: Arroyo and Aquino years and Duterte’s trajectory


Rolando T. Dy

Bill Gates of the Gates Foundation supports many initiatives in developing countries. He has espoused the decisive role of agriculture in development.

The first is the importance of agriculture in poverty reduction: “It’s been proven that of all the interventions to reduce poverty, improving agricultural productivity is the best.”

The second is about science and productivity: “I have seen firsthand that agricultural science has enormous potential to increase the yields of small farmers and lift them out of hunger and poverty.”

Mar 20 - MAP Agriculture growth analysis Final (RDy)

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