6 months Pangilinan bill seeks to develop, promote organic farming MB
By Mario Casayuran  Senator Francis N. Pangilinan sought Tuesday government’s help in assisting small farmers and organizations engaged in organic farming. Francis Pangilinan (Senate of the Philippines / MANILA BULLETIN) This followed his filing of Senate Bill 34, or the proposed Act Providing for the Development and Promotion of Organic Agriculture, that seeks to prioritize small farmers in the delivery of support services to make their farming sustainable. The bill also provides representation to non-government organizations and farmers in the National Organic Agriculture Board to ensure that their concerns are addressed. “We need to show our farmers that organic farming ... more