DA Chief assures support to rice farmers amid liberalized trade
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DA Secretary Emmanuel Piñol consults rice farmers and other rice industry stakeholders on the proposed Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of Rice Tariffication Law. Photo by: CELSO C. VERGARA, DA11
In a consultative meeting with the Mindanao rice farmers, seed producers and millers on the proposed Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of the Rice Trade Liberalization Law held on February 28 in Davao City, Department of Agriculture (DA) Secretary Emmanuel Piñol asked the public to participate in finding solutions to address the ‘adverse effect’ of the Tariffication Law.