sagip saka

10 million kilos of Isabela rice saved and bought at fair price during pandemic: Pangilinan
March 11, 2021

AS Isabela rice farmers struggle with the twin effects of the Rice Tariffication Law and the Covid-19 pandemic, an Isabela-based cooperative avoided bankruptcy and even posted higher earnings due to the direct buying of rice by local government units (LGUs)….

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Pangilinan: Stop perpetuating demeaning stereotypes of farmers
November 20, 2020

FARMERS who feed us should be treated with respect and portrayed as people of dignity, Senator Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan said reacting to…

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Data-driven agriculture should be able to help raise farmers’ incomes: Pangilinan
November 11, 2020

IMAGINE Filipino rice farmer Mang Romeo checking his cellphone for the type of soil of his sakahan, or current price of his crops, or the weather and getting immediate response so that he can make the proper interventions. Technologies already exist that would lower the risks to losses and thus earn more for him….

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Pangilinan to DepEd: Buy directly from farmers, fishers for P5.9B school-feeding program
October 5, 2020

AS 24.5 million learners return to public schooling today, Senator Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan on Monday urged the Department of Education (DepEd) to…

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Ano ang Sagip Saka Act at Paano ito Makakatulong sa mga Magsasaka at Mangingisda?
October 1, 2020

Republic Act 11321 or the Sagip Saka Act of 2019 aims to increase the incomes of farmers and fisher folk by requiring…

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Agriculture is engine of growth during COVID pandemic: Pangilinan
September 20, 2020

A NEW, better normal puts food and food producers front and center in the rebuilding of the economy that has collapsed over the COVID-19 pandemic and the failed Administration response to it, Senator Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan said Sunday….

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Farmers, families benefit from Sagip Saka in Pampanga
September 4, 2020

SENATOR Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan on Friday lauded the efforts of a community in Pampanga for buying produce directly from farmers for relief…

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P2.5B worth of food directly bought from farmers during COVID: Pangilinan
August 6, 2020

A TOTAL of 442 local governments have bought over P2.5 billion worth of harvests directly from farmers and fisher folk during the COVID lockdown, Sen. Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan said Thursday. …

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