Farmers group seeks better financing to boost agriculture


Posted at Aug 07 2019 09:44 AM

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Banks should consider providing financing options to farmers despite risks to help grow the agriculture sector, Alyansa Agrikultura chairman Ernie Ordonez says. State-run Landbank, which is mandated to assist farmers, can set up a subsidiary to focus on agriculture or be given more flexibility when it comes to profit targets, he says.