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Mapping of coral reefs proposed

The Department of Agriculture (DA) needs to undertake a complete mapping of the country’s coral reefs since they host firstclass fish species and other marine resources that the country needs to conserve.

Manila, Philippines – The country is now on the road to carve a niche in the $3 trillion halal market after Agriculture Secretary Proceso J. Alcala approved the national halal standards for farm and fisheries on September 7, 2011. Alcala’s imprimatur completes a process that started several ago and involved not only Islamic clerics but […]

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