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No urgent need to import rice – Piñol

No urgent need to import rice – Piñol

The Philippines, one of the world’s biggest rice buyers, has no urgent need to import rice for now given ample domestic supply, incoming agriculture secretary Emmanuel Piñol said yesterday.

Placer Municipal Police Station

Incoming Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol is set to push for communal irrigation, instead of constructing big dams, to ensure increase in rice production.

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