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August 8, 2019

FARMERS URGE GOVERNMENT TO ADDRESS DROP IN PALAY PRICES AS FARM LOSSES HIT Php 40 BILLION IN FIRST SEMESTER

The Federation of Free Farmers (FFF) urged the government to immediately take steps to curb the drastical fall in palay prices following the enactment of the […]
August 1, 2019

FARMERS PUSH FOR ANTI-DUMPING DUTIES ON UNDERVALUED RICE IMPORTS

The Federation of Free Farmers (FFF) urged the government to impose anti-dumping duties and penalties in order to curb the apparent undervaluation of rice imports following […]
July 29, 2019

FARMERS DOWNPLAY CLAIMED BENEFITS OF RICE TARIFFICATION LAW ON CONSUMERS

The Federation of Free Farmers (FFF) questioned recent claims of some government officials that the Rice Tariffication Law (RA 11203) has resulted in a significant decline […]
July 26, 2019

FARMERS CHIDE SENATOR VILLAR FOR IGNORING EFFECTS OF IMPORT UNDERVALUATION ON RICE FARMERS

The Federation of Free Farmers (FFF) scored Senator Cynthia Villar’s recent claim that she could not do anything about the reported undervaluation of rice imports. When […]
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 […]