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PIA Press Release
2010/01/15

NFA assures enough, stable supply of rice in Lanao Norte, Iligan

by Lorry V. Gabule

Iligan City (15 January) -- Despite increasing trend on prices of other commodities, the price sold by the National Food Authority (NFA) to its accredited outlets remains stable.

NFA Provincial Manager Edegary H. Roncal of Iligan City said that they have enough rice supply with an estimated 5,000 metric tons (MT) stored at their warehouses located in Bara-as, Iligan City and at Panguil, in Lala, Lanao del Norte.

Roncal revealed that their local NFA office is programmed to receive some 27,000 MT imported rice from Misamis Oriental for the 2010 considered as the load port of NFA region 10.

This imported rice will serve as the buffer stocks of the province aside from its local palay procurement which the agency can buy from the local farmers of the province.

"To ensure that government subsidized rice channeled to its accredited outlets reaches to its intended beneficiaries, the local NFA intensifies its market monitoring and enforcement activities, enjoined by other agencies and the consuming public, for efficient implementation of our program," said Roncal.

She added, the local NFA continues to implement its regular rice distribution program to its accredited outlets like Tindahan Natin Outlet (TNO), Tindahan sa Parokya (TSP), Bigasan sa Barangay Outlet (BBO), Institutionalized Bigasan sa Palengke (IBSP), and NFA Licensed Retailers.

Only the community based outlets such as TNOs and TSPs continue to avail the NFA subsidized price for rice at P18.25/kilogram to its identified family beneficiaries.

While market based outlets such as IBSP, BBO and individual retailers sell NFA rice at P25.00/kilogram, P30.00/kilogram, and P32.00/kilogram, respectively, depending on the rice variety and quality purchased.

The food agency assures the public that it will continue to deliver its mandate of ensuring food security and buffer stocks availability through its local palay procurement program and the timely positioning of its rice dispersal, stressed Roncal. (NFA Iligan/PIA 10) [top]

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