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Aquaculture

In 2011, the Philippines is ranked 10th in aquaculture production of fish, crustaceans, and mollusks, contributing 1.24% share to the total global aquaculture production. At that time, the country’s aquaculture production amounted to over $1.58 billion. Since then, demand for fish and fish-based products has continued to rise and the aqua feeds industry has been challenged [...]

Poultry

The Philippines is an award-winning producer of poultry products — a P100-billion industry producing about 800 million broilers per year. In 2010, the Philippine poultry industry won Asia’s most prestigious award in “Livestock Asia” at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. By 2015, poultry raising has contributed 17.23% to the gross agricultural output of the livestock sector. Though [...]

Swine

Hog raising in the Philippines is ranked eighth in the world in terms of the volume of pig production and number of breeding sows. Pig farming has been a profitable agricultural enterprise for Filipinos in 2016, accounting for P191 billion ($4.1 billion) in net worth. Swine production plays a major role in ensuring the [...]

Aquarium Fish

The Philippines has the potential to become a leading ornamental fish exporter. Here, fish can breed all year round due to the warm and temperate climate that doesn’t reach extreme cold due to winter. The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) is already promoting ornamental fish farms, providing training for interested farmers in a [...]

Pets

Asian pet food markets posted the highest growth rates in 2015, with about 10% coming from the Philippines alone. Though majority of pet businesses in the Philippines are currently SMEs, more Filipinos are becoming conscious pet owners, and the pet industry is poised to boom in the coming years. As the market matures, patronage of [...]

Equine

The Philippines remains to be an exceptional country promoting a healthy equine business. Being one of the first countries to have laws regarding biological resource access, it stands out in the East and South East Asia with an implemented access- and benefit-sharing system for the equine industry. It is also now recognised as country-free from [...]