Kiko’s agri info system bill passes on second reading

Rep. Francisco “Kiko” Benitez*

Rep. Francisco “Kiko” Benitez (Neg. Occ., 3rd District) said a bill he authored that establishes a Local Government Unit-based agricultural information system passed on second reading in the House of Representatives on Monday, May 22.

House Bill 7942 will empower LGUs to create online databases of agricultural goods, connecting hardworking farmers directly with consumers and entrepreneurs, he said.

He stressed the need to continue to support local farmers and promote sustainable agriculture for a brighter future.*

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