NFA RELEASES RICE FOR TYPHOON LANDO VICTIMS

Offices of the National Food Authority in provinces hit by Typhoon Lando have already released 24,889 bags of rice to local government units (LGUs) and relief agencies as of October 19, 2015 for distribution to families in the affected areas. In Region 2, NFA Cagayan released a total of 700 bags to DSWD and LGUs, continue reading

New food security chief assumes office

MANILA, Philippines – New food security chief Edel Guiza has assumed her duties last Oct. 1, former Presidential Assistant for Food Security and Agricultural Modernization (OPAFSAM) Francis Pangilinan said yesterday. Pangilinan announced on Sept. 15 his resignation from the Cabinet effective Sept. 30 to prepare for his senatorial bid. He was appointed food security chief continue reading

PANGILINAN TENDERS RESIGNATION AS PRESIDENTIAL ASSISTANT

Secretary Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan tendered his resignation as Presidential Assistant for Food Security and Agricultural Modernization. In a letter dated September 8, 2015 addressed to President Benigno Simeon Aquino III, Pangilinan expressed his gratitude to the President for his trust, confidence, and support. “The support extended by His Excellency and the Cabinet has been crucial continue reading