Available, accessible, affordable food for all


No food security: There are 10.9 million Filipinos who earn less than the threshold of P1,679 a month and, therefore, cannot afford even the most basic food requirements like meat, milk, fruits, and vegetables. – Bloomberg

FOOD security, which pertains to the availability, accessibility, and affordability of food, has long been among the top concerns of most Filipinos.

Even during periods of abundant harvests, farm produce is hardly accessible or difficult to bring to the market because of inadequate farm-to-market roads, transport, and storage facilities. Mobility restrictions brought about by the pandemic also complicated the delivery of produce to some areas.

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