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World Food Day Celebration (Oct. 15, 2021)

Author: DA Communications Group | 15 October 2021

Agriculture Secretary William Dar led the celebration of the 2021 World Food Day starting with the opening of agri products and photo exhibit at the lobby of the Department of Agriculture and the program proper at the Bureau of Soils and Water Management (BSWM) Convention Hall on Oct. 15, 2021.

Joining Sec. Dar were key officials from DA, World Food Programme (WFP), and UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations.

Other highlights of the celebration included recognition of the 12 Regional Winners of the 2021 DA Search for Outstanding Rural Women, and presentation of the FAO Photo Contest winners. Capping the celebration is the lighting of candles and declaration of 2021 WFD pledge led by Sec. Dar and WFP Country Director Brenda Barton, and other DA Key officials.

World Food Day is an international day celebrated every year worldwide on 16 October to commemorate the date of the founding of the United Nations FAO. This year’s theme – “Our Actions are our future. Better production, better nutrition, a better environment and better life” – highlights the collective action to address hunger and the need to ensure healthy diets for all. (Photo by Alan Jay Jacalan, DA-AFID)



Bidders' Forum

This event aims to apprise the Bidders on the Standard Bidding Procedures of the Department of Agriculture - Office of the Secretary and the introduction of Green Procurement conditions in the procurement of Lease of Venue, Catering of Food Provision and I.T. Equipment.

As such, we highly encourage you to join and participate in this meaningful event as we have allotted two (2) slots per company on a "First come, First Served" basis. This activity will be held in Region IV-A, exact location to be announced.

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