The Sangguniang Bayan of Abucay requested the presence of NFA Bataan representatives in a meeting with Abucay farmers at Brgy. Laon Covered Court to provide clarification regarding the policy in selling of palay to NFA.
NFA Bataan employees headed by PM Antonio A. Puno, together with Licensing Officer Febe Austria, Warehouse Supervisor Edwin del Rosario, and Quality Assurance Officer Angelito Rodriguez attended said meeting. The team discussed in detail the step-by-step procedure on NFA’s Palay Procurement Program. PSQAO Rodriguez demonstrated the actual process of classifying palay and presented the ENW table for reference.
Farmers raised the issues and concerns they have encountered during their transactions with NFA to which PM Puno expressed his support to the farmers and encouraged them to report immediately to NFA Bataan management any illegal activities that may occur during their transactions with NFA.
PM Puno requested the farmers to support NFA’s programs and encouraged them to sell their produce to NFA. He also expressed his gratitude to the Abucay Council for their support to the agency.