DTI, NFA, and PAGASA sign Tripartite Memorandum of Agreement

In photo: Signing of a Tripartite Memorandum of Agreement between the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), National Food Authority (NFA), and the Philippine Amalgamated Supermarkets Association (PAGASA) to address the accessibility of affordable rice in the market as a consequence of spike in inflation, lower palay production, typhoon, and natural calamities.

This is an interagency effort initiated by the DTI to augment rice shortages especially in areas caught in the path of the calamities.

Present at the signing are DTI Secretary Ramon Lopez, NFA Administrator Jason Aquino, NFA Deputy Administrator Judy Dansal, DTI Undersecretary Ruth Castelo, DTI Assistant Secretary Ernesto Perez, and PAGASA President Steven Cua. #iamDTIph

Date of Release: 19 September




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