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DA JOINS HUNGER, MALNUTRITION FIGHT IN WFD 2022

In celebration of World Food Day (WFD) 2022, the Department of Agriculture (DA) under the leadership of President Ferdinand Marcos Jr., reaffirmed its commitment in addressing hunger and malnutrition. During the WFD 2022 opening ceremony, DA Senior Undersecretary Domingo Panganiban echoed the DA’s commitment to implement programs that combat global hunger and malnutrition and promote […]

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ISKO MORENO TO LEAD PH IN WAR VS POVERTY, HUNGER

Aksyon Demokratiko standard-bearer Isko Moreno Domagoso will wage a war on poverty and hunger and will fight to provide a brighter future for all Filipinos if elected president. This the former “basurero” (trash collector) from Tondo, Manila vowed as he visited towns in Bulacan last weekend to share his plans to address poverty and growing […]

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LA UNION STUDES URGED: HELP FIGHT HUNGER, POVERTY

“Agriculture is the pillar of our economy.” This was highlighted by Agriculture Secretary William Dar, as he addressed the officials, faculty members, and students at the Don Mariano Marcos Memorial State University (DMMMSU) in Bacnotan, La Union, during his conferment as Doctor of Philosophy in Development Administration (Honoris Causa) recently. “Agriculture and food production activities […]

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NOGRALES LAUDS ZERO HUNGER TASK FORCE’S SUCCESS

On the second year anniversary of the creation of the government’s Inter-agency Task Force on Zero Hunger, Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles cited the successes of the body in concretely addressing hunger and malnutrition in the country, noting that “systems are now in place that ensure both the government and the private sector are able to […]

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95 KIDS DIE FROM HUNGER IN PH DAILY – PANGILINAN

The “silent killers” of hunger and malnutrition, which kills 95 Filipino children every day, must be stopped alongside managing the COVID pandemic, Senator Kiko Pangilinan on World Children’s Day.“Ayon sa UNICEF, 95 na batang Pilipino ang namamatay araw-araw dahil sa malnutrisyon. Mas marami pa kaysa sa 74 na Pilipinong na namamatay sa COVID-19 araw-araw,” Pangilinan said. […]

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ISKO MORENO TO GOV’T: END UNEMPLOYMENT, HUNGER

Aksyon Demokratiko presidential bet and Manila Mayor Isko Moreno said the national government needs to address the root causes of armed conflict in the country. In a press conference held during his listening tour in Mindoro on Monday, Moreno said ongoing insurgencies in the country originated from widespread joblessness and desperation. He added that access […]

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KIKO PANGILINAN BARES PLAN VS HUNGER AMID PANDEMIC

Vice presidential aspirant and Senator Kiko Pangilinan has unveiled a plan on how to eradicate hunger in the country that has worsened due to the pandemic.“The plan aims to address the challenges of hunger that we are facing because of the joblessness and lockdowns,” Pangilinan said during his speech before officials and members of the […]

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YOUNG FARMERS CAN END WORLD HUNGER – DAR

Agriculture Secretary William Dar said agriculture offers today’s young generation a chance to make a difference by growing enough food to feed not only the hungry in the Philippines, but also in other countries. Speaking to members of various youth organizations and individuals, Dar emphasized that youth involvement is critical in the current state of […]

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GOV’T TO BOOST HUNGER RELIEF MEASURES – NOGRALES

While the government acknowledges the steadily dropping hunger figures, it also recognizes that it should step up hunger mitigation measures with the country yet to fully reopen its economy due to the COVID-19 pandemic.This was according to Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles, who on Thursday added: “Reducing and preventing widespread hunger continues to be a top […]

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POE TO DA: BOOST AGRI PRODUCTION TO EASE HUNGER

Senator Grace Poe called on the Department of Agriculture (DA) to scale up local agricultural production and aim for a dynamic, high-growth sector to alleviate the hunger woes of millions of Filipinos. “Our people are hungry. There’s something disconcerting about the reality that this is happening in an agricultural country,” Poe said. “The number of […]