12 months Villar wants probe into distribution of P10 billion as special fund for rice farmers MB
By Vanne Elaine Terrazola  Senator Cynthia Villar is seeking a Senate inquiry on the government’s disbursement of the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF) mandated by the rice tariffication law. Sen. Cynthia Villar (Senate of the Philippines / MANILA BULLETIN) Five months after the signing of the Republic Act No. 11203, Villar on Tuesday invoked her committee’s oversight function on the law, filing Senate Resolution No. 39 to look into the distribution of the P10-billion special fund for rice farmers. Villar was recently reelected as the chairman of Senate Committee and Agriculture and Food. She sponsored the law in Senate in ... more