FOOD security is a vital issue which included in the priority program of the Marcos administration.
Effort to resolve the impending food crisis not just in the country but in the world got a shot in the arm as newspaper reporter-turned book author Virginia R. Rodriguez on Monday has launched her book ‘Leave Nobody Hungry’ in a well-attended book launching at the Manila Hotel.
Presidential Spokesperson Secretary Trixie Cruz who was one of special guests gave her congratulatory message to the author through livestreaming.
Angeles said the book which focusing on high-tech farming and tips on growing organic plants and vegetable will surely beneficial to the Filipino farmers.
“I would like to offer and to present this book to all the Filipino Farmers so they can use my humble suggestions in expanding their knowledge in modern farming at affordable cause and for the students as their reference in their studies,” said Rodriguez to the crowd which included Atty. Alex Lopez; Dr. Eliseo Ruiz, Chief and Executive Officer and former President of the CLSU; Asec. Antonio Molano; Councilor Joey Amzola; Councilor Pablo Ocampo; MPD Chief P/Gen. Andre Dizon, LGU’s representative, NGO’s; business sector and students.
According to the author, she is determined to help the administration of President Bongbong Marcos, who is also the acting Secretary of the Department of Agriculture (DA). Rodriguez said, the book can be used as a guide by farmers in the country to increase their farming income.
Rodriguez said that part as the book chapter are programs which would help the current administration to combat “food crisis” including “Masaganang 150” by President Marcos.
Apart from “food security” the book also contains the creation of many jobs that the government wants to happen.