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POPCOM inks MOU for government-led partnership for hunger

BUTUAN CITY -- The Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM) joins in strengthening the campaign against poverty and hunger and signed the Enhanced Partnership Against Hunger and Poverty (EPAHP) Regional Memorandum last Tuesday, November 16, 2021.

The POPCOM aims to provide technical support to EPAHP by providing various capacity-building interventions to combat prevalent poverty and hunger in the region.

With the presence of hunger czar Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles, POPCOM signed the MOU with the following line agencies:

  • Bureau of Jail Management and Penology
  • Department of Agrarian Reform
  • Department of Agriculture
  • Department of Education
  • Department of Health
  • Department of Interior and Local Government
  • Department of Science and Technology
  • Department of Trade and Industry
  • Land Bank of Philippines
  • National Irrigation Administration
  • National Nutrition Council
  • Technical Education and Skills Development Authority

Regional director Alexander Makinano of POPCOM-Caraga has also committed to a full and intensified implementation of the National Program on Population and Family Planning towards better health, health and education outcomes, socio-economic development, and poverty reduction. (POPCOM-Caraga/MFC/PIA-Caraga)

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