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Sustainable Food Systems for Food Security and Nutrition

The Philippines will join other nations in the celebration of the World Food Day (WFD) with the theme Sustainable Food Systems for Food Security and Nutrition on October 16, 2013.

In line with this, the Department of Agriculture (DA) and the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in partnership with other government agencies like the National Nutrition Council (NNC), Food and Nutrition Research Institute (FNRI), and the National Agricultural and Fishery Council (NAFC) will conduct the Nationwide On-the-Spot Mosaic Making Contest by level on the following dates:
Deadline of Submission of Winning Posters/Entries
School Level
September 6, 2013
September 9, 2013
District Level
September 13, 2013
September 16, 2013
Regional Level
September 27, 2013

National Level
October 11, 2013

The Contest is open to all Grades IV to VI pupils, not older than 12 years old and certified by the school principal and enrolled in any public and DepEd-accredited/recognized private elementary schools nationwide.

The mosaic entry shall be an original creation of eligible participants depicting the theme of the celebration. Only the best three 3 mosaics shall be selected for each level, based on the following criteria:

Visual Impact
Creative use of agricultural and fishery products
Relevance to the theme

Participation of both public and private schools shall be subject to the no-disruption-of¬classes policy as stipulated in DepEd Order No. 9, s. 2005 entitled Instituting Measures to Increase Engaged Time-on-Task and Ensuring Compliance Therewith.

More information may be inquired from any of the following:

Mr. Noel O. Reyes
Director, DA Information Service and Chairman, World
Food Day 2013;
Telephone No.: (02) 920-4080
Ms. Marilou R. Galang
Food and Nutrition Research Institute Department of Science and Technology
Telephone No.: (02) 837-2071 local 2287
Ms. Sarah Lacson
Assistant FAO Representative (Admin)
Telephone No.: (02) 901-0357
Mr. Frederich Christian S. Tan
National Nutrition Council-Department of
Ms. Shirley Pascua
DA-National Agricultural and Fishery Council
Telephone No.: (02) 926-2241
Ms. Jo Ann Grace B. Pera; Ms. Teresita Abejar;
Ms.Marites S. Madera; DA Information Service;
Secretariat, Nationwide On-the-Spot Mosaic
Making Contest
Telephone Nos.: (02) 928-8741
to 65 locals 2149, 2156
Dr. Jocelyn V. Marcial
Department of Education, National Capital Region
Telephone No.: (02) 921-3815
Mobile Phone No.: 0920-533-6131


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