FEEDING PROGRAM | Government and private sector inked a Memorandum of Agreement supporting the government's supplemental feeding program during the International Banana Conference held October 12 at SMX Convention Center - Davao City.
Taking the lead in the MOA signing are: (L-R) Department of Agriculture Reg'l. Director Ricardo Oñate, Department of Trade & Industry Reg'l. Director Ma. Belinda Ambe, Phil Export Exec. Director Marizon Loreto, Phil Export Chairman Domingo Ang, and Banana Industry Development Council Chairman Ferdinand Marañon.
Incorporating the nutritious banana fruits in the feeding program re-affirms the banana growers and exporters' commitment and contribution to nourishment of 3-5 year old children in day care centers in the region.
It is also part of their corporate social responsibility that supports the RA 11037 or the "Masustansyang Pagkain Para sa Batang Pilipino Act" signed by President Rodrigo Duterte on June 20, 2018.