Body formed to lobby for law on PH banana council, research center
DAVAO CITY – Banana exporters in Davao Region have formed a group to push for the passage of a law that will establish a banana council and a research and development center.
The interim body comprises six private-sector members and three from the Department of Agriculture, Department of Trade and Industry and local government units, Philippine Exporters Confederation (Philexport) region 11 president Ferdinand Marañon said.
The move comes as President Rodrigo Duterte expressed support to the formation of the Philippine Banana Industry Development Council to guide the growth and address the concerns in the industry.
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