Release of coco levy fund by yearend on track: Piñol
Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol said the release of P60 billion in coconut levy funds before the year ends is on track.
The Philippine Star, quoting Piñol, reported that government will come up with its plans on the coco levy also before the end of the year.
Piñol was reported as saying that he met with the Presidential Legislative Liaison Office regarding the release of the P60-billion fund from the National Treasury.
Piñol wants most of the fund used for the rehabilitation of the industry and the rest for the scholarships of farmers’ children.