Mango roadmap on-the-way
The Department of Agriculture (DA) sees the five-year roadmap which will develop and rehabilitate the loacal mango industry finished by year-end.
“The Road Map is expected to be finished before the end of the year and will outline the programs to be implemented so that the country will regain its status as the producer of the best mango in the world,” said Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol in a Facebook post.
The said road map is the result of five regional consultations conducted by the agency under the High Value Crops Program.
Piñol earlier said that mango output in the has been on a decline amid increasing demand for the fruit worldwide.