By Leandria Pagunsan
NEGROS ORIENTAL (PIA)—The Provincial Nutrition Committee in partnership with Bayawan City Nutrition Committee will hold a nutrition action convergence forum and nutri tour on August 18 in Bayawan City.
The activity will feature the Food and Nutrition Research Institute (FNRI) survey results, programs and services on the status of malnutrition in the province and assess the Provincial Monitoring and Evaluation on Level Plan Implementation (MELLPI) results in Negros Oriental.
Among others, the forum will also feature best practices of selected local government units in the implementation of their nutrition programs.
Part of the activity is a tour to the different nutrition-related projects such as the Bayawan/NABEFA complementary nutri food processing center in Barangay Nangka, BADAFCO dairy processing facility in barangay Villareal and RIC Palompong vegetable garden in barangay Palompong, Bayawan City that produce complementary nutri-foods to help fight malnutrition in the province. (rmn/lpp/PIA7-Negros Oriental/This article was originally published at PIA Website on Aug. 3, 2016)