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National Food Systems Dialogue (Closing Ceremony) July 14, 2021

Author: DA Communications Group | 14 July 2021

The two-day national dialogue on food systems concluded on July 14, 2021 with officials and stakeholders stating support to the call of Department of Agriculture’s (DA) call for a unified and synergistic action to transform Philippine food systems and meet the UN sustainable development goals (SDGs) by 2030.

The last two days highlighted the culmination of the process that the Philippines has undertaken in preparation for the United Nations Food Systems Summit (UNFSS) in September 2021.

Gracing the event was Dr. David Nabarro, senior advisor to the UNFSS dialogues, who congratulated Secretary Dar’s exemplary leadership and the “OneDA” family for conducting the series of dialogues that will provide the basis for moving forward with the Philippines’ contributions to the summit. Also present was Assistant Secretary and Vice-Chair of the PH NFSD Steering Committee Agnes Catherine Miranda, who presented the synthesis and the DA’s draft statement on the Philippine’s pathways for the UNFSS. (Photo by Alan Jay Jacalan, DA-AFID)