Makabayan bloc, 48 other lawmakers seek P15B supplemental budget for NFA.
National Food Authority
Senator Cynthia Villar slams Department of Agriculture, National Food Authority to buy palay of local farmers.
President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the National Food Authority, though Agriculture Secretary William Dar, to buy all palay output during this harvest season even if it would lead to a massive loss for the government.
President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the National Food Authority (NFA), through Agriculture Secretary William Dar, to buy all palay output during this harvest season even if it would lead to a massive loss for the government.
Senator Imee R. Marcos is urging the government to take drastic measures to save rice farmers from extinction due to the influx of imports brought about by the Rice Tariffication Act.
Senator Francis Pangilinan called on local government units (LGUs) and the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Friday (August 30) to buy rice from the National Food Authority (NFA) so it could use up the four million bags of…
Senator Francis Pangilinan has proposed making insurance mandatory for palay and other crops essential to food security to help farmers survive crop destruction due to calamities.
Senator Cynthia Villar thinks going after smugglers was a no-win situation because they are too filthy rich, it will be a miracle if a judge will put them to jail.
Senator Cynthia villar is adamant that her pet legislation, the Rice Tariffication Act, is not a flop as claimed by Senator Kiko Pangilinan in a privilege speech.
President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed Judy Carol Dansal as member of the National Food Authority (NFA) Council, replacing former NFA administrator Jason Aquino.
CABANATUAN CITY, Nueva Ecija – Administration senatorial bet Francis Tolentino recently urged the Department of Agriculture (DA) to present clear safeguards for local farmers before implementing the newly-approved Rice Tarrification Act.
ANGADANAN, Isabela -- The chairman of the House agriculture committee is asking Malacanang to raise the P10 billion safety net for for local farmers following the signing of President Rodrigo Duterte of the rice tariffication law on Feb.…
Senatorial bet Erin Tanada is doubtful that the passage of the Rice Tariffication Law result in lower prices of rice in the market.
Though the country’s inflation rate dropped to 4.4 percent in January, a House leader pointed out on Tuesday that food prices continued to soar in the Ilocos region, at 8.1 percent.
With rice tariffication, cheaper rice will flood the local market, a top Palace official said.
Officials of the National Food Authority must be held to account for the “effective theft” of government rice that resulted in spikes in rice prices, Senator Kiko Pangilinan said Monday.
Alleged rice smuggler Davidson Bangayan faces indictment over the use of dummy cooperatives in getting rice importations.
Hunger stalks an estimated 3.1 million Filipino families, who have experienced involuntary hunger at least once in the last three months.
President Rodrigo Duterte did not order the unimpeded importation of rice as this would adversely affect farmers locally, according to Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol.
President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday said he is scouting for the next chief of the National Food Authority (NFA) Administration.
President Rodrigo Duterte has authorized the “unimpeded” importation of rice to increase supply and lower the price of the country’s main food staple.
Senator Risa Hontiveros on Thursday grilled Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol about his move to cancel the leave of absence of former National Food Authority (NFA) chief Jason Aquino.
House Appropriations Committee chair Karlo Alexei Nograles (Davao City) on Tuesday urged the national government to step up the rice procurement to prevent a bleak holiday season.