COURTESY CALLNFA-Bohol Provincial Manager Maria Fe Evasco (4th from right) joins the members of the NFAEA National Board headed by President Roman Sanchez (5th from left) and Santi Dasmariñas (3rd from right) of the Management Union Consultative Council (MUCC) in paying a courtesy call to incoming Cabinet Secretary Leoncio Evasco (5th from right) at the Maribojoc Municipal Hall. The group held their national board meeting in the area. (Jhoel J. Lim, correspondent)
BROWN RICE LAUNCHING. NFA Bohol led by Provincial Manager Maria Fe Evasco (seated, 3rd from right) pose with NFA Administrator Renan Dalisay during the launching of cheaper brown rice in the market held at the Island City Mall in Tagbilaran City in coordination with PhilRice and Bohol Rice Processing Complex. Also present were Atty. Ana Karina Coronel (seated, left) of NFA-Security Services & Investigation Department (SSID), Atty. Judy Carol Dansal (seated, 2nd from left) of Industry Services Department (ISD), and Ms. Hazel Antonio (seated, 2nd from right) of PhilRice. (Jhoel J. Lim, correspondent)
Today, the National Food Authority is vested the functions of ensuring the food security of the country and the stability of supply and price of the staple grain-rice. It performs these functions through various activities and strategies, which include procurement of paddy from individual bonafide farmers and their organizations, buffer stocking, processing activities, dispersal of paddy and milled rice to strategic locations and distribution of the staple grain to various marketing outlets at appropriate times of the year.