The Department of Science and Technology – Food and Nutrition Research Institute (DOST-FNRI) will hold a Stakeholders’ Forum: Crafting the 2016-2020 FNRI Research and Development (R&D) Agenda on Food and Nutrition on October 22, 2015 at LM Hotel, Tetuan, Zamboanga City.
With the theme “Responding to the Needs of every Juan and Juana for Improved Quality of Life”, the forum seeks to generate ideas, insights and perspectives of our stakeholders towards the development of the 2016-2020 FNRI R&D Agenda in food and nutrition. The R&D agenda aims to stimulate research and the development of innovative interventions to meet the challenges of existing nutrition problems.
The event will be attended by top leaders of government and non-government organizations and partner industries as well as local government officials in Region IX.
FNRI team from Manila headed by its Director, Dr.Mario V. Capanzana will serve as speakers and facilitators of the forum.
FNRI is an attached agency of the DOST, mandated to undertake research that defines the citizenry's nutritional status, with reference particularly to the malnutrition problem, its causes and effects and identify alternative solutions for them. (DOST IX PRESS RELEASE)