Southeast Asian Agriculture and Development Primer Series: Philippines
About the publication
The Philippine agricultural sector, notwithstanding its falling share in the country's overall output, is considered a key element in economic development and poverty reduction, given the sectors important forward and backward linkages with the rest of the economy. This primer series aims to promote awareness on the state of agriculture of the Southeast Asian countries. The consistency in format and presentation of the series enables easy comparability of agriculture situation across countries and the drawing of lessons from each others experiences. The cultural differences notwithstanding, there are many commonalities and similarities among the countries, especially in geographical characteristics, making agriculture a common priority and concern in the region.
Co-publication: ISEAS / SEARCA
Published by Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA), Philippines. Available exclusively from ISEAS for worldwide distribution.