Scientist Group Echoes Calls to Veto the Rice Tarrification Bill

February 13, 2019
The Advocates for Science and Technology for the People (AGHAM) calls on all Filipinos to express their rejection of the Rice Tarrification Bill. The bill will not only remove quantitative restrictions but will also remove the government’s regulatory role on rice importation, such as ensuring imports are safe and meeting sanitary and phytosanitary standards, providing palay price support for farmers, and checking on rice stocks and rice traders.