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News and Events
April 12, 2019

FARMERS DECRY EXCLUSION FROM RICE FUND COMMITTEE

The Federation of Free Farmers (FFF) decried the exclusion of farmer representatives in the Program Steering Committee (PSC) of the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF). The […]
March 3, 2019

Castigate NEDA OFFICIAL

Farmer leaders from the Federation of Free Farmers (FFF) expressed shock over the recent admission of Assistant Secretary Mercedita Sombilla of the National Economic and Development […]
March 3, 2019

JUNK VILLAR! – the principal author and proponent of the Rice Tariffication Law (RA 11203).

JUNK VILLAR! During its recent annual national meetings, the National Convention and National Policy Board (NPB) of the Federation of Free Farmers (FFF) and the General […]
February 28, 2019

FARMERS DEMAND RETENTION OF NFA PALAY BUYING PROGRAM UNDER RICE TARIFFICATION LAW

            Rice farmers from various parts of the country have demanded that the government retain the NFA’s price support program for palay to help farmers cope […]
February 28, 2019

FARMERS DECRY QUESTIONABLE PROVISIONS IN THE DRAFT IRR FOR THE RICE TARIFFICATION LAW

Rice farmers have raised alarms over certain provisions in the draft Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of the Rice Tariffication Law which was recently signed by […]
February 24, 2019

FARMERS BLAST ECONOMIC MANAGERS FOR RUSHING RICE TARIFFICATION IRR

The Federation of Free Farmers (FFF) castigated the country’s economic managers for their undue haste in finalizing the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of the Rice […]
February 21, 2019

FARMERS WARN OF HIGHER RICE PRICES FOR POOR CONSUMERS UNDER TARIFFICATION LAW

The Federation of Free Farmers (FFF) warned that poor consumers will have to pay more for rice under the Tariffication Law that was recently signed by […]
February 18, 2019

SENATORS LIBERALIZATION

The Federation of Free Farmers (FFF) decried the apparently double standard that several Senators have recently adopted with regards to the liberalization in the trade of […]