The Interdisciplinary Studies Center on Food Security (ISCFS) is pleased to announce the upcoming activities which intend to make the public aware of the current activities that the center is doing and present the food and nutrition security issues as one of the important focus and concerns of the University of the Philippines.

ISCFS will kick off a series of Round Table Discussions (RTDs) this coming August to October 2014 that aim to expand the knowledge base on food and nutrition security, create awareness on food and nutrition security issues and challenges in the country, determine current gaps that can be addressed through research and development and advocate policy reforms to achieve food and nutrition security.

 

The following are the themes, tentative schedule and venue of the forthcoming RTDs. Final schedule and venue will be confirmed later.

RTD I: Methodologies for Assessing Food and Nutrition Security
Venue: FNRI, Taguig City
Date: Mid week of August 2014

RTD II: Production Issues for Food Security
Venue: BPI, Manila
Date: Last week of August 2014

RTD III: Processing and Post-harvest Technologies
Venue: NAFC, Quezon City
Date: Second Week of September 2014

RTD IV: Marketing, Trade and Distribution Issues in Food Security
Venue: NAFC, Quezon City
Date: Fourth week of September 2014

RTD V: Food Safety for Food Security
Venue: BAFPS, Quezon City
Date: Second week of October 2014

RTD VI: Governance of Delivery Systems for Food Security
Venue: University Hotel, Diliman, Quezon City
Date: Fourth week of October 2014

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