climate crisis

The Delegation of the European Union to the Philippines, together with its humanitarian partners and the Cultural Center of the Philippines launched “The Last Mile” photo exhibition at the Cultural Center of the Philippines Little Theater Lobby.
A little girl gleans shells on the island of Mahaba, Surigao del Sur, to augment the family income. On average, the poorest Filipino households live on less than a dollar a day, 60% of which is spent on food. (Original photo: Veejay Villafranca)
The continued conversion of agricultural lands, the degradation of ecosystems and the impacts of climate change have doubled the burden on agricultural communities to produce food. This combination has made the Philippines more vulnerable to global food price surges. This paper examines the issues...
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