An increase in food prices following the coronavirus pandemic has intensified concerns related to global food security. For emerging markets, this has further underlined the importance of regional cooperation and innovative solutions to help overcome the challenges.
Articles & Analysis | Supply chain disruptions in 2020 drive Filipino farmers to adapt from The Report: Philippines 2021
Although agricultural activities were permitted during the lockdown period in the Philippines, some farmers nevertheless saw their activities limited by various provincial restrictions. In Quezon province, for example, stricter measures were implemented in April 2020 that permitted residents in some areas to leave their homes only once per...
Articles & Analysis | How are Philippine consumer goods producers adapting to supply disruption? from The Report: Philippines 2021
In response to lockdowns initiated to stem the spread of Covid-19, fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) manufacturers in the Philippines adopted new business strategies to overcome supply chain disruptions and meet shifting consumer demands. Indeed, the pandemic led FMCG companies to reassess input sources and re-evaluate the balance between...
Interviews & Viewpoints | Christopher Po, Executive Chairman, Century Pacific Food: Interview from The Report: Philippines 2021
Which vulnerabilities in local food supply chains were highlighted by the Covid-19 pandemic?
Interviews & Viewpoints | Ramon M Lopez, Secretary of Trade and Industry: Interview from The Report: Philippines 2021
What will be the impact of amendments to the key laws regulating foreign investment, and how can they be further improved?