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MOA Signing on Urban Agriculture with Pinas Forward, Project PEARLS, AGREA, and MPIF (September 17, 2020)

Author: DA Communications Group | 17 September 2020

Agriculture Secretary William Dar signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with Pinas Forward Chief Operating Officer Josemaria Claro, Project Pearls Operations and Programs Director Monica Aclan, Metro Pacific Investment Foundation (MPIF) President Melody Del Rosario, and AGREA President and DA Food Security Ambassador Cherrie Atilano on September 17, 2020 in Quezon City.

Urban agriculture, a banner program under DA’s Plant Plant Plant was launched in April during the height of the pandemic.

Under the agreement, the DA-ATI will provide initial agriculture inputs, gardening modules, and technical assistance to ensure the maintenance and sustenance of the community gardens.

Also present during the MOA signing were DA Spokesperson and Assistant Secretary Noel Reyes, ATI Asst. Director Rosanna Mula, and Head Executive Assistant Alexander Arizabal, Jr. (Photos by Rita dela Cruz, DA StratComms)