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Updated September 2019

 

I. PLANTATION AREAS AND FARM PRODUCTIVITY
 

The total sugarcane plantation area for crop year (CY) 2018-2019 was 409,714 hectares (has.). As shown in Figure 1, the plantation area decreased by over 8000 hectares compared to CY 2017-2018. The said decrease in the plantation areas may be accounted for by the conversion of sugarcane plantations to plantations for other crops. Approximately 67% of the total sugarcane area in the country is situated in the Visayas Region, 19% in Mindanao and the remaining 14% in Luzon.   Read More