FAO in the Philippines
To mark World Food Day as well as the 75th founding anniversary of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the Philippine Government launched two initiatives envisioned to help the country attain Zero Hunger as part of its commitment to the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda. The twin Zero...
Underscoring the importance of growing, sustaining, and nourishing together, Agriculture Secretary William Dar took note that the poor are the most vulnerable sector towards hunger and malnutrition, during the World Food Day (WFD) kick-off on October 12, 2020 held at the DA Central Office Compound in Quezon City. “Even if food...
FAO Assistant Director-General and Asia-Pacific Regional Representative Kim Jongjin and FAO Representative ad interim in the Philippines Ms Xiangjun Yao virtually met with the Philippines’ Department of Agriculture (DA) Secretary William Dar on 17 September to thank him for his support to the recently concluded 35th FAO Asia-Pacific Regional Conference...
The Department of Agriculture (DA), FAO's main government partner in the Philippines, said it would push for the digitalization of the country’s agriculture sector under the “new normal” to achieve its goals of reducing poverty and attaining food security in the country. Agriculture Secretary William D. Dar told delegates during the...
Innovation, solidarity, coherence and strong partnership among and within countries of Asia and the Pacific are required for the region to rebound from the damage caused by COVID-19 and the ongoing effects of chronic undernourishment. That was a call made by more than 40 member countries of the Food and Agriculture...
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