November is National Rice Awareness Month

Created on Tuesday, 14 February 2023 Published Date
The Department of Agriculture - Regional Field Office 8 joins the nation in celebrating National Rice Awareness Month. During the flag raising ceremony on Monday, DA-8 personnel and staff recited together the ‘Be RicePonsible’ Pledge.
According to DA-PhilRice, Be RicePonsible, as the six-year theme until 2028 is a call for every Filipino to do their part to address rice-related issues by not wasting rice, eating brown rice,mixing rice with other healthy staples, and supporting local rice farmers by buying and consuming local produce.
RTD Elvira C. Torres, together with Lead APCO, Mr. Francis C. Rosaroso shared some of the salient features of the celebration. Under Proclamation No. 524, s. 2014, NRAM is held every November to raise public awareness on rice, tackle malnutrition and poverty, and achieve rice self-sufficiency.
Afterwards, RED Angel C. Enriquez led the oathtaking ceremony of newly appointed and promoted personnel from the Administrative and Finance Division. ###
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