The House Committee on Agriculture and Food will tackle a resolution that opposes the planned sugar liberalization, in a public hearing tomorrow, Wennie Sancho, secretary-general of the Save the Sugar Industry Movement, said.
Sancho said his group was invited by the committee to attend the inquiry on House Resolution No. 412 that “expresses strong opposition to the planned liberalization or deregulation of sugar importation for the purpose of safeguarding the welfare of farmers and farm and mill workers across the country”.
DAR strengthens ties
with police, military
BY MARCHEL P. ESPINA
The Department of Agrarian Reform is strengthening its ties with the Philippine Army and the Philippine National Police to further reinforce their collaboration.
Sheila Enciso, DAR Region 6 director, signed a memorandum of understanding with Brig. Gen. Benedict Arevalo, commander of the 303rd Infantry Brigade of the Philippine Army, and Col. Romeo Baleros, director of the Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office, at the Resorts Negrense in Bacolod City Friday.
Enciso said DAR has always recognized the vital role of its development partners in the implementation of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program.