6 days QC forms task force to ensure food supply Manilatimes
THE Quezon City government has created a task force primarily designed to ensure sufficient food supply for residents amid the coronavirus pandemic. The Quezon City-Food Security Task Force would formulate the city’s food security plan, which involves the repurposing of suitable open spaces for urban farming, creating partnerships with agricultural provinces and the development of agriculture zones and food zones for more direct trade and value-added processing of food. City Mayor Josefina Belmonte has assured residents of unhampered food supply amid the pandemic as the city government has been preoccupied in devising guidelines that would be followed under the “new ... more