Comprehensive and Integrated Food Security Programs provide support which link supply with demand. Services under such programs are geared towards productivity and enhancing the beneficiaries’ purchase capacity.
|Food Security Policies and Programs||Description||Year/s Implemented||Implementing Agencies|
|Accelerated Hunger Mitigation Program||
The anti-hunger program which addresses the insufficiency of food (supply) and inability to buy food (demand). The program has the following components:
Legal Basis: EO 616 S. 2007
|2006-2010||NNC, Anti-Hunger Task Force and Local Government Units|
The KAANIB Enterprise Development Project (KEDP) is one of the major projects of the Philippine Coconut Authority in pursuit of the national development goals of reducing poverty and attaining socio-economic development and inclusive growth in coconut farming communities. The implementation of this project involves transformation of small coconut farmers from subsistence farming to agribusiness entrepreneurs.
|2011 - 2016||PCA|
|National Livestock Program||
The DA-Livestock Program will help ensure food security and safety, alleviate poverty, enhance incomes and profitability and achieve global competitiveness for the livestock and poultry sub-sector under a sustainable environment. The Program has seven (7) priorities, to wit:
|Continuing||Bureau of Animal Industry, Livestock Development Council, National Dairy Authority, National Meat Inspection Service, Philippine Carabao Center, Other DA Agencies (BAS, ATI, etc.), DA – Regional Field Offices and Local Government Units|
|Support to Food Staples Sufficiency Program (FSSP)||
Consumption of white corn, cassava and other food staples has been promoted by the government in support to the Food Staples Sufficiency Program.
|2011-2016||Department of Agriculture|
|Food Staples Sufficiency Program (FSSP) 2011-2016||
The FSSP aims to achieve the goals of food security and raising incomes for the agriculture sector under the Philippine Development Plan 2011-2016. The FSSP covers rice and other staples like white corn, banana (saba), and root crops such as cassava (kamotengkahoy) and sweet potato (kamote). The program is anchored on improving farm productivity and making Filipino farmers globally competitive.
|2011 - 2016||DA National Rice Program Directorate, DA-Corn Program Directorate|