When was NFA established in the Philippines?

September 26, 1972
National Food Authority (Philippines)

Agency overview
Formed September 26, 1972
Headquarters Visayas Avenue, Quezon City 1128, Metro Manila, Philippines
Agency executive Judy Carol L. Dansal, Administrator
Parent agency Department of Agriculture

What is the advocacy of the National Food Authority?

4 dated September 26, 1972, under the name National Grains Authority, (NGA) with the mission of promoting the integrated growth and development of the grains industry covering rice, corn, feed grains and other grains like sorghum, mongo, and peanut.

What are the functions of NFA?

In addition to regulation of the U.S. futures market, the NFA’s duties and functions include registration, compliance, and arbitration. It combats fraud and abuse in the futures markets through a combination of registration requirements, compliance rules, strong enforcement authority, and real-time market surveillance.

Where does NFA rice come from?

A farmer in Central Luzon plants rice in this file photo. Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel F. Piñol vowed that affordable rice that will be sold by the National Food Authority (NFA) starting next year will be produced by local farmers.

Why was the NFA created?

While the NFA was enacted by Congress as an exercise of its authority to tax, the NFA had an underlying purpose unrelated to revenue collection. As the legislative history of the law discloses, its underlying purpose was to curtail, if not prohibit, transactions in NFA firearms.

Who established the NFA?

Robert K. Wilmouth became NFA’s first president and CEO, and Leo Melamed, its first chairman. In 1982, NFA began its regulatory operations, marking the end of an extraordinary organizational effort that had spanned more than six years.

What is the mandate of National Food Authority?

The primary mandate of the NFA is food security, and there will never be any food security if these are absent: the AVAILABILITY, AFFORDABILITY AND ACCESSIBILITY OF RICE.

Is National Food Authority a GOCC?

RA 11203 transforms the NFA from a Trading and Regulatory Agency to a Buffer Stocking Agency. The role of the National Food Authority (NFA) was refocused on the acquisition, maintenance, and distribution of rice buffer stock….Updated as of 29 November 2021.

Farmer’s Sector Representative Edwin Y. Paraluman

Can NFA have multiple start States?

An NFA can simultaneously be in multiple states (any subset of all of its possible states). Each state may progress to multiple other states on an input character. For example, you might start with the NFA only in state A, read the first input character, and transition to both states B and C.

Why were suppressors added to the NFA?

“Firearm suppressors are a safety device designed to make recreational shooting safer. They were originally listed under the NFA over concerns of poaching during the Great Depression, but that never bore out. Even today, suppressors are exceedingly rarely used in crime.