MAFAR, BPDA, WFP, FAO, LAUNCH THE FIRST EVER BARMM FSN ROADMAP
After more than a year of its development process, the first ever BARMM Food Security and Nutrition (FSN) Roadmap was finally launched today, October 16, 2020 at the Shariff Kabunsuan Cultural Complex (SKCC), Bangsamoro Government Center (BGC), Cotabato City.
The comprehensive document was turned over by MAFAR Minister Dr Mohammad S. Yacob and BPDA Director General Engr. Mohajirin T. Ali to BARMM Executive Secretary Abdulraof A. Macacua, representing Chief Minister Ahod Balawag Ebrahim, Al-Hadj.
The handover was personally witnessed by Dr Mishael Q. Argonza, Head of World Food Programme Cotabato Office and Cesar V. Galvan, Head of the Food and Agriculture Organization Cotabato Office and the participating officials from the BARMM and national government and development partners from across the world.
High ranking officials from the partner organizations and agencies in the country and abroad expressed their support and congratulatory messages including Cabinet Secretary Karlo Alexie B. Nograles, DA Secretary Dr William D. Dar, World Food Program Deputy Country Director Mats Persson, and FAO Assistant Representative to the Philippines Tamara Palis-Duran.
Chief Minister Balawag served as the keynote speaker of the launching program who delivered an inspiring and invigorating message.