By Lisa Soriano
, Ricky Brozas
United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) candidate for Senator Jack Enrile on Tuesday urged the Department of Agriculture (DA) to be prepared to conduct cloud seeding operations in selected agricultural areas of the country, particularly those reeling from the unusually severe dry spell.
The Mindanao Development Authority (Minda) wants to reduce by two hours the rotating brownouts in Mindanao by conducting cloud-seeding operations over Lake Lanao.
The government has started cloud seeding operations over the watershed serving Magat Dam, hoping to mitigate the impact of the El Niño phenomenon this year, the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) said this week.
By Jeannette I. Andrade
Cloud-seeding operations over farming communities affected by dry spells in Bohol Province have been initiated by the Bureau of Soils and Water Management (BSWM) as part of the Department of Agriculture’s efforts to mitigate the developing El Niño in the Pacific.