Dec 05, 2016· To reduce hunger and poverty in the Philippines, go ginger farming by: Becky D. de Asis Pagadian City When Bill Gates goes to Africa, he struck to seen farmers still using with hoes, plows and other old farming equipments that have not changed in generation.
In 2006, the area planted to ginger in the Philippines was 3,916 hectares with a total production of 27,261 tons (t). Cagayan Valley was the largest producer (5,566 t), followed by Calabarzon (4,969 t), and Northern Mindanao (4,029 t). Ginger is exported to Japan, Germany, Hong Kong, Britain, and Northern Ireland. USES AND NUTRITIONAL VALUE