MinBC eyes limit for conversion of rice lands

There should be limits to converting rice lands in favor of bananas to ensure food security in Mindanao, an official of the Mindanao Business Council (MinBC) said.

Sebastian Angliongto, MinBC chair emeritus and chair of the 6th Mindanao Food Conference, told MindaNews that the fast conversion of rice lands should be checked to help protect both the interests of the banana growers and the people of Mindanao.

At the press briefing Monday on the Mindanao Food Congress scheduled on August 15 to 16, Angliongto said the conference is a contintuation of the dialogue between the government and the agriculture industries for policy changes to ensure food security.

Read the rest of the report on MindaNews.com.

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