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FARM TOURISM, SCHOOLS BOOST PH AGRI – VILLAR

Stressing that farm tourism and farm schools help augment the income of farmers and boost the country’s agriculture, Senator Cynthia Villar said these are among the reasons why she authored the Farm Tourism Development Law or Republic Act 10816. Villar, the chairperson of the Senate committee on agriculture and food, noted that this law paved […]

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EARTH IS OUR HOME, LET US TAKE CARE OF IT – VILLAR

In celebration of the 49th World Environment Day, Senator Cynthia Villar encouraged everyone to be responsible and passionate to contribute and inspire others to do their own part in healing Mother Earth. Villar, a chairperson of the Senate committee on environment and natural resources, guaranteed that our collective efforts will make a difference in the protection […]

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FARMERS’ ACCESS TO LOANS BILL GETS HOUSE OK

With the end in view of enhancing access of agricultural communities to financial services and programs that increase productivity, the Senate ratified the bicameral conference committee report on the bill repealing Republic Act No. 10000 or the Agri-Agra Reform Credit Act of 2009. Senator Cynthia Villar, the chairperson of the Committee on Agriculture, Food, and […]

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VILLAR MARKS WOMEN’S MONTH WITH GARDENING EVENT

Through the cultivation of vegetables, Senator Cynthia Villar led the celebration of Women’s Month in her hometown of Las Piñas City. The chairperson of the Senate committee on Agriculture and Food was joined by the officers and members of Kapisanan ng mga Liping Pilipina (KALIPI) of Barangay Pilar, and the city’s officers of various homeowners […]

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CASH AID LAW TO BENEFIT 1.6-M FARMERS – VILLAR

About 1.673 million small rice farmers would benefit from President Rodrigo Duterte’s signing into law of Republic Act 11598, otherwise known as the Cash Assistance To Filipino Farmers Act, according to Senator Cynthia Villar. An elated Villar, chairperson of the Senate committee on agriculture and food, thanked Duterte for the law that would be a […]

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12 GROUPS WIN IN SIPAG POVERTY REDUCTION CONTEST

Citing their efforts to help ward off poverty amid the challenges brought by the COVID pandemic, former Public Works secretary Mark Villar, Deputy Speaker Camille Villar, President and Chief Executive Officer of Vista Land Paolo Villar and Senator Cynthia Villar led the awarding ceremonies and congratulated the winners of the 4th Youth Poverty Reduction Challenge. […]

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VILLAR TO SC: STOP MANILA BAY RECLAMATION IN LAS PINAS, PARANAQUE

Senator Cynthia Villar will file a Motion for Reconsideration (MR) before the Supreme Court (SC) over its “go-signal” to reclaim the Manila Bay areas In Las Pinas and Paranaque as she urged the High Court to take a “different and fresh appreciation” of the environmental impact assessment (EIA) rules. Villar has been asserting that any […]

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10TH OFW AND FAMILY SUMMIT SET ON NOV. 19 – VILLAR

As a sign of their continuing gratitude to our Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs), Senator Cynthia Villar announced the holding of the 10th OFW and Family Summit on November 19, 2021 (Friday), which will be done virtually for the first time due to the pandemic. “This is our way of saying ‘Thank You’ to our OFWs, […]

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GIVE ‘MARING’ HIT – FARMERS CASH AID – VILLAR

Due to the huge damage to agriculture estimated to reach more than P600 million by Typhoon Maring that battered some areas of the country, Senator Cynthia Villar cited the urgent need of cash aid to Filipino farmers. Based on the latest data from the Department of Agriculture (DA), Typhoon Maring had affected 29,063 farmers and […]

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MOTIVATE PACKAGING UPSCALING, RECYCLING – VILLAR

Saying that the globe is in the middle of a climate emergency, Senator Cynthia Villar cited the need to find the strategic interventions to drastically redeem what would have been valuable materials from the waste stream. Villar, chairperson of the Senate Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Climate Change, has sponsored Senate Bill No. 2425, […]