Meeting with Accredited Retailers and Farmer Leaders of Sablayan
NFA-Mamburao headed by Provincial Manager Maria Lewina A. Tolentino conducted a dialogue with accredited retailers and farmer leaders of Sablayan, Occidental Mindoro held recently at NFA Sub-Office located at Sitio Tulaong, Barangay Sto. Niño, Sablayan.
During the meeting, PM Tolentino reminded the retailers to strictly follow the agency’s rules and regulations in the distribution of rice through sales to consumers including those stated in the Philippine Grains Standardization Program (PGSP). She also expressed her gratitude to the farmer leaders for continuously supporting the NFA’s Institutionalized Procurement Program (IPP). She encouraged them to deliver their harvest to the agency and assured them of enough warehouse space during procurement season.
Meanwhile, Sr. Grains Operations Officer Jane Villanueva mentioned the supporting documents needed by the retailers for the renewal of their licenses. Acting Enforcement and Investigation Officer Rodolfo Maranan discussed the grains business rules and regulations, the violations and the corresponding penalties and fines.
In conclusion, PM Tolentino assured the accredited retailers and farmers of their sincere, honest, committed and dedicated service at all times. (Florencia Tendido, correspondent)