SECTIONS
Monday, September 23, 2019
CEBU

‘Sulong’ forums generate proposals

THE country-wide regional “Sulong Pilipinas” workshops conducted across the country last month, yielded several proposals from the private sector, the Department of Finance said.

Improving agricultural productivity and raising farmers’ incomes through education and the use of new farm technologies emerged as the number one recommendation from the private sector in all the four “Sulong” events; followed by the need to build more physical infrastructure such as seaports, airports and mass-based transport systems; and simplifying requirements for loans with reasonable interest rates for SMEs and the rural sector.

Other recommendations inlcude, improving access to education; implementing stricter profiling of the 4Ps recipients; and speeding up the processing and issuance of FDA licenses and certificates of product registration.

The private sector, likewise, proposed proper planning of infrastructure projects to reduce disruptions in business operations; simplifying processes at the BIR; and improving peace and order, among others. (PR)


VIEW COMMENTS
DISCLAIMER:

SunStar website welcomes friendly debate, but comments posted on this site do not necessarily reflect the views of the SunStar management and its affiliates. SunStar reserves the right to delete, reproduce or modify comments posted here without notice. Posts that are inappropriate will automatically be deleted.


Forum rules:

Do not use obscenity. Some words have been banned. Stick to the topic. Do not veer away from the discussion. Be coherent. Do not shout or use CAPITAL LETTERS!

sunstar.com.ph