The Philippines Department of Agriculture (DA) is developing alternative production sites in Central and Southern Luzon to secure vegetable supplies to the capital Manila during the rainy season. Some 60 per cent of Manila's vegetables currently come from Northern Luzon, which is a frequently hit by typhoons. 20 storms are forecast this year.
Wednesday 21st May 2008, 07:00 Hong Kong
DA seeks typhoon-free vegetable sites
Central and Southern Luzon have been targeted by the Department of Agriculture
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