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MODERNIZE METHODOLOGIES TO BOOST NATIVE ANIMAL INDUSTRY – VILLAR

“Innovation and new techniques are key factors to further boost the native animal industry,” said Senator Cynthia Villar as she highlighted the importance of training programs in improving current systems. Villar, who is the chairperson of the Senate Committee on Agriculture and Food, pointed out to animal breeders and producers the need to update their […]

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CLEAN SURROUNDINGS WILL IMPROVE SELF-SUFFICIENCY AND EARNING OPPORTUNITIES – VILLAR

Senator Cynthia Villar reiterated the value of personal hygiene and sanitation to improve self-sufficiency and the earning opportunities of individuals and communities. “One’s capacity to earn is enhanced when care and attention are given to his personal hygiene. Employees who come to work fresh and clean are usually healthier and perform their jobs more efficiently […]

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ENGAGE IN FARM BUSINESSES TO FIGHT HUNGER – VILLAR

Agri-entrepreneurship is an emerging trend that seeks to boost incomes for agricultural players all over the country, Senator Cynthia Villar said as she encouraged more farm workers and owners to explore the merits of engaging in farm businesses. Villar, who is the chairperson of the Senate Committee on Agriculture and Food, reiterated the relevance of […]

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FARMERS SHOULD USE ORGANIC FERTILIZERS – VILLAR

With soil degradation in the country now pegged at 38 percent, Senator Cynthia Villar warned that further soil destruction would adversely affect food production and food supply. Due to this, Villar, chair of the senate agriculture and food committee, underscored the need to entice farmers on the use of organic fertilizers. “The use of chemical […]

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BILLS SHOULD HAVE AGRICULTURAL COMPONENT – VILLAR

To spur the growth of the country’s agriculture, Senator Cynthia Villar said that as a legislator, she has a “conscious effort” to ensure her proposed bills in the Senate have a provision or component to support training, education, mechanization, research and development of this sector. Villar said one of these bills include the enactment into […]

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REHABILITATE MANILA BAY FOR OUR CHILDREN – VILLAR

Senator Cynthia Villar presided over a committee hearing to review the strategies and measures implemented by government agencies mandated to clean-up, rehabilitate and preserve Manila Bay. Villar, chair of the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources, held the hearing on Proposed Senate Resolution No. 398 and 690 to look into the steps taken by 13 […]

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CULTIVATE MUSHROOM, ORCHIDS OR CACTUS AS LIVELIHOOD ALTERNATIVES – VILLAR

Senator Cynthia Villar firmly believes that there are plenty of livelihood alternatives that are available for Filipinos, especially the impoverished and underprivileged, to help them augment their incomes and improve the quality of their lives. Villar, Chairperson of the Senate Committee on Agriculture and Food, noted that two viable income-generating ventures are mushroom cultivation and […]

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GIVE WOMEN OPPORTUNITIES TO CONTRIBUTE TO PHILIPPINE DEVELOPMENT – VILLAR

Saying women empowerment has been evolving over the years, Senator Cynthia Villar noted that now, it is not just confined to empowerment against violence and other forms of abuse, but in great extent, economic empowerment. Villar said she believes that women have a lot to contribute to the country’s development if they would just be […]

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AQUACULTURE IS THE FUTURE – VILLAR

Senator Cynthia Villar calls for more people involvement in the rapidly growing fish farming industry as she underscores the significant role it will play in the country’s long-term food security goals. “Aquaculture is the future. It will feed us, especially kapag nagkatotoo ang warning ng experts na by 2050 ay baka virtual deserts na ang […]

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AGRI-ENTREPRENEURSHIP CAN HELP END HUNGER AND POVERTY – VILLAR

Senator Cynthia Villar rallied farm owners to engage in agri-entrepreneurship as she stressed the relevance of the growing farm business industry in the government’s continuing fight against hunger and poverty. “This new agricultural trend is envisioned to be a tool to boost the earnings of farm owners and cooperatives. It is a sad reality that […]