Watch. MOISES PADILLA FARMERS RECEIVE FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
A total of 1,054 rice farmers of the Municipality of Moises Padilla received P5,000 each from the Department of Agriculture’s Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF), today.
The aid distribution was held at Moises Padilla Covered Court in the town, led by Gov. Bong Lacson, Mayor Ella Celestina Yulo, and Ester Ruth Torreverde of DA Region VI.
The Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund – Rice Farmers Financial Assistance (RCEF – RFFA) provides financial assistance to rice farmers as compensation to the projected income loss arising from the rice tariffication.
DA is set to distribute aids to all farmers of the 32 towns and cities of the province in scheduled dates.
Also present in the activity were OIC Provincial Agriculturist, Dr. Dina Genzola, Moises Padilla Municipal Agriculturist Ann Gayona, and local officials of the town.