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 […]
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 […]