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 […]
January 24, 2019

FARMERS URGE PRESIDENT DUTERTE TO VETO RICE TARRIFICATION BILL

The Federation of Free Farmers (FFF) urged President Duterte to veto the Rice Tariffication Bill and ask Congress to correct specific provisions that will severely tie […]
November 19, 2018

FARMERS ASSAIL SENATE MANGLING OF PROPOSED RICE FUND, MAY LOSE P60 BILLION YEARLY UNDER RICE TARIFFICATION BILL

The Federation of Free Farmers (FFF) decried the mangling of the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund or Rice Fund which was originally intended to help rice farmers […]
November 11, 2018

FARMERS SLAM MOVES TO ABOLISH THE NFA

The Federation of Free Farmers (FFF) assailed recent proposals from some Senators to abolish the National Food Authority (NFA).  In several press issuances, Senator Win Gathchalian […]
October 5, 2016

Successful Video Training Workshops in South Asia

By jocountrywise From September 25th to October 8th twelve people were trained in the production of quality farmer-to-farmer training videos. Trainees were nominated through their respective […]