Tags: Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas

Farmers seek higher palay procurement fund, more measures against agri smuggling

“There is an urgency to reinstate NFA’s functions that were removed by the Rice Liberalization Law. Only then can the NFA have an influence on the local rice industry that is now dominated by the private sector. One of the priorities now is to be able to lower the price of rice and to make it affordable.”