The Department of Agriculture will spearhead the Country’s 2016 World Food Day celebration in October, with the theme “Climate is changing. Food and agriculture must too.” – Several activities were lined-up for the celebration as follows:

  • October 10 (Monday), 8:00 am – Opening of the National World Food Day Photo and Product Exhibits, DA-OSEC lobby and grounds
  • October 14 (Friday), 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm, 2016 WFD Culminating Program, at Liwasang Aurora, QC Memorial Circle. There will be a candle light ceremony, while reading the 2016 WFD Pledge by the employees of DA family agencies and other government agencies within Quezon City.

We look forward to your cooperation and participation in the above-mentioned 2016 WFD events, especially in the simultaneous lighting of candles and declaration of the 2016 World Food Day Pledge on October 14, 2016. In addition, we also encourage you to display your WFD tarpaulins during the week long on the celebration.

As part of the 2016 World food day celebration, we enjoin you and your staff to attend the Opening Program of the World Food Day Celebration on October 10, 2016, 8:00 am DA Compound.

Further, you and staff (30-50 staff) are also requested to join the 2016 World Food Day Culminating Program, on October 14, 4pm to 6pm, at Liwasang Aurora, Quezon Memorial Circle Quezon City.

We anticipate and look forward to your attendance and active participation in the above-mentioned 2016 WFD events. Please wear plain white shirt.