2 weeks Lagman touts DA support for pili industry MB
An independent lawmaker is calling for a ban on the exportation of raw pili shell and pili seedlings. Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman aired the appeal to Agriculture Secretary William Dar even as he called for government backing to tap the  potential of pili nut into becoming one of the country’s biggest food export products. Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman(FILE PHOTO / MANILA BULLETIN) Describing Bicol’s pili as the country’s “king of nuts”, Lagman urged Dar to support the growth of the pili industry in Bicol region and other parts of the country. In his letter, Lagman said the Pili Industry Development ... more