James Reid named as Department of Agriculture’s food security ambassador

James Reid named as Department of Agriculture’s food security ambassador

- James Reid has been named recently as the Department of Agriculture (DA) Ambassador of Food Security

- Secretary William Dar and other key officials on May 26 welcomed James as part of the team that will promote Philippine agriculture

- They also launched the agency’s Plant, Plant, Plant program which aims to increase farm productivity and ensure food sufficiency during the COVID-19 emergency situation

- James then thanked the country’s agriculture department for trusting him to take the important role

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James Reid has been named recently as the Department of Agriculture (DA) Ambassador of Food Security.

In a simple rite spearheaded by DA on Tuesday, May 26, Secretary William Dar and other key officials welcomed James as part of the team that will promote Philippine agriculture.

"As food security ambassador, Reid commits to inform the public on the main advocacies of the Department specifically its campaign on ensuring sustained food security, food accessibility and affordability; and encourage the youth and other advocates on the important roles of farmers and fishers, their hard work, and their valuable contributions to the country," DA's post read.

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They also launched the agency’s Plant, Plant, Plant program which aims to increase farm productivity and ensure food sufficiency during the COVID-19 emergency situation.

According to DA’s website, the program will be implemented not only in Luzon, where the enhanced community quarantine is being enforced, but also in Visayas and Mindanao.

Meanwhile, in an Instagram post, James thanked the agency for trusting him to take an important role. He also shared a photo of him carrying DA’s “gift”.

“LETS GROOOW. Thank you to the Department of Agriculture and Secretary Dar for trusting me with the role of Ambassador of Food Security. Thanks for the gift. Can’t wait to show everyone what we’ve been working on during quarantine!” he wrote.

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In a previous report by KAMI, Nadine Lustre’s post on James Reid’s birthday immediately created buzz online.

James Reid is a Filipino-Australian actor, singer, dancer, and music producer. He gained popularity after joining Pinoy Big Brother Teen Clash in 2010 and through "Diary ng Panget", his first movie with former girlfriend Nadine Lustre.

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Source: Kami.com.ph

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