12 relief bills for ARBs now filed in Congress: ex-DAR chief

12 proposed measures have been filed before the Senate and the House of Representatives — all seeking condonation of farmers’ unpaid amortizations and interests, including penalties and surcharges, former Agrarian Reform Secretary Rafael Mariano said Wednesday.   In a technical working group meeting of the House Committee on Agrarian Reform, Mariano urged that the condonation […]

Continue Reading

Save Sierra Madre for food sustainability amid climate change

With President Ferdinand Marcos Jr.’s pronouncement that addressing climate change is on top of his agenda, agriculture stakeholders have called for the protection of Sierra Madre mountain range as “protector” of the environment.   They cited Super Typhoon Karding’s (international name Noru) expected onslaught was shielded by the mountain range, minimizing the damage to crops […]

Continue Reading