On July 14, the Philippine Business Mirror reported that at the opening ceremony of the two-day Philippine National Food System Dialogue held on July 12, the Minister of Agriculture stated that although the health and economic crisis caused by the new crown epidemic disrupted the food system, however, the Ministry of Agriculture still believes that the Philippines can achieve the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030, and a "national approach" is the key to achieving the SDG.
The Ministry of Agriculture is also adopting new agricultural thinking and introducing enduring methods, including farm integration to promote economies of scale, increase youth participation in agriculture, promote the adoption of new and modern technologies, strengthen climate intelligence and promote digital agriculture, and encourage the upgrading of agriculture and fisheries Make more investments and update the commodity industry roadmap. At the same time, the Minister of Agriculture stated that the National Food System Dialogue aims to resolve the five action tracks that will be addressed during the United Nations Food System Summit in September, including ensuring that all people have access to safe and nutritious food, and turning to sustainable food. Consumption patterns, promote natural production, promote fair livelihoods, and build the ability to withstand the impact of vulnerability.
Source: Economic and Commercial Office of the Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines