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IATF Task Group on Food Security Meeting (Feb 4, 2021)

Author: DA Communications Group | 4 February 2021

The IATF Task Group on Food Security chaired by the Department of Agriculture (DA) convened for its 22nd meeting to discuss relevant concerns and corresponding plans from various subtask groups (STGs) towards attaining food security.

The Task Group resolved to expand the existing membership of nine STGs into 10 namely: STGs on Food Resiliency, Food Value Chain and Logistics, Energy and Food Security, Water, Food Security and Natural Resources, Food Packs Procurement and Distribution, Agribusiness, Economic Intelligence, Strategic Communication, and Aquaculture and Fisheries.

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte recently approved the DA’s recommendation to create a Subtask Group (STG) on Economic Intelligence to go after smugglers, profiteers, and hoarders of agricultural products. (Photo by Alan Jay Jacalan, DA-AFID)