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NEW SYSTEM FOR ORGANIC AGRI CERTIFICATION LAUNCHED

The Department of Agriculture (DA) recently launched the Participatory Guarantee System (PGS), which is the key feature of the Republic Act (RA) No. 11511, an act amending the Organic Agriculture Act of 2010 or RA 10068. “Made possible by the support of our legislators, RA 11511 opened opportunities for our small farmers and fisherfolk who […]

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SMALL FARMERS SHOULD HAVE CHEAPER CERTIFICATION COST FOR ORGANIC PRODUCE – VILLAR

Saying more Filipinos should have access to healthy and safe farm products, Senator Cynthia Villar has pushed for a system of organic products certification which small farmers can also afford. During the hearing of the Senate Committee on Agriculture and Food on bills amending Republic Act 10068 or the Organic Agriculture Act of 2010, Villar […]