As Dar takes over agri dep’t, fisherfolk demands scrapping of fisheries liberalization policies

“We are one with the rice farmers and poor consumers in demanding the repeal of RLL and enactment of a nationalist and democratic proposal, House Bill 477 or the Rice Industry Development Act (RIDA), filed by lawmakers under the Makabayan bloc,” Fernando Hicap, PAMALAKAYA National Chairperson said during the protest in front of the Department of Agriculture (DA) yesterday.

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