‘PHL farm sector needs annual budget of P300B’
The next administration should triple the budget for agriculture to P300 billion starting 2017 to allow the sector to boost its output by at least 4 percent a year, a non-governmental organization said.
InangLupa Movement called on the next president to increase the budget for agriculture to “elevate” the state of the country’s farm sector.
“With a P300-billion budget, the government will not only sustain the gains of the rice and corn programs, but also elevate other programs for other crops to boost the country’s economy,” InangLupa President and Founder William Dar said.
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