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Philippines Urban Agriculture – A Global Model

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The Manila Bulletin brings us news of the dramatic spread of urban agriculture in the Philippines. In a nation of 100 million people, 12 million people now participate in the government’s urban agriculture program. This is a global first to have so many people participate with a government sponsored urban agriculture program. If 12 percent of the people in the U.S. would participate in an urban gardening program that would equate to 40 million people. You can read the full story here:

https://news.mb.com.ph/2020/05/28/12-million-households-participate-in-govts-urban-agriculture-program/

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