Tenant farmers in Mindanao who practice conventional farming have been suffering the “worst effects” of the Republic Act No. 11203 or the Rice Tariffication Law (RTL), according to a research of farmers-scientists network, Masipag Mindanao.
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The low buying price brought by rice liberalization has been killing farmers and the local economy.
Department of Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala (2nd from right) led the formal opening of the 3-day Mindanao Exporters Congress on Thursday, August 1 at the SMX Convention Center, SM Lanang, Davao City. With Secretary Alcala are (L-R) Councilor Jimmy Dureza who represented Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte, Domingo Ang of the PHILEXPORT XI and Sergio Luis Ortiz, national president of the PHILEXPORT. (DAVAO TODAY PHOTO)