8 months VP Leni seeks ways to link vegetable farmers to markets MB
By Raymund Antonio Concerned about the Benguet farmers who throw away truckloads of vegetables due to oversupply, Vice President Leni Robredo is looking for ways to help local farmers to market their produce. Vice President Leni Robredo (Photo courtesy of Office of the Vice President of the Philippines via Facebook / MANILA BULLETIN) Robredo, a former housing chief, disclosed her plan to directly link ordinary farmers to institutional markets so they would be able to sell the crops they harvested. Her flagship anti-poverty program, Angat Buhay, links private companies and organizations with local government units and communities in need of ... more