NFA given P7B budget to buy local rice
The House of Representatives allotted P7 billion for the National Food Authority (NFA) in the 2018 national budget. The money will be use to procure unhusked rice or palay directly from local farmers, according to Surigao del Sur Rep. Johnny Pimentel. Pimentel said in a statement the subsidy will allow NFA to buy 388,889 metric