This is Senate bill 2766 also known as the Farm Tourism Act of 2015. The pending bill seeks to specify the programs that must be done to promote and support farm tourism as well as create the Philippine Farm Tourism Industry Development Coordinating Council.
Read more about the Farm Tourism Act of 2015 HERE.
Sen Villar said agritourism can be considered as the sunshine industry in the agriculture sector. She believes in its potential to augment the income of our people in agriculture that’s why she and her colleagues are working on this bill that will allow farmers and fisher folks to seize this opportunity. (Photo credits: Manila Bulletin)