Residents of Sorsogon, south of Manila, gather debris following a typhoon. Photo: AFPResidents of Sorsogon, south of Manila, gather debris following a typhoon. Photo: AFP
Residents of Sorsogon, south of Manila, gather debris following a typhoon. Photo: AFP

How home-grown tech firms and the Bayanihan spirit rescued the Philippines’ typhoon-hit farmers

  • Platforms such as Session Groceries, BukidFresh and Agrabah work to open up new markets connecting institutional buyers with far-flung sellers
  • They have stepped up their efforts as the nation’s farmers struggle with typhoon-hit harvests and a recent flood of cheap imports

Topic |   The Philippines
Residents of Sorsogon, south of Manila, gather debris following a typhoon. Photo: AFPResidents of Sorsogon, south of Manila, gather debris following a typhoon. Photo: AFP
Residents of Sorsogon, south of Manila, gather debris following a typhoon. Photo: AFP
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