Camp Olivas, City of San Fernando, Pampanga- To further strengthen its intervention against COVID-19, Police Regional Office 3 launched its newest projects the Kalig-Kasan Eco-Park, Food Highway and RektanG Bayanihan Food Bank on Monday, May 11.
Department of Agriculture Secretary Dr William D Dar together with the Chief PNP, PGEN ARCHIE GAMBOA graced said activities which is also in support to the “Balik Probinsya” program of Sen Lawrence “Bong” GO.
PRO3 Regional Director PBGEN RHODEL O SERMONIA said that these projects are designed to protect the environment, nurture and harness it to ensure food resilience in police installations and the communities they serve.
“Our Kalig-kasan Eco-Park is a good stress reliever since it enables us to commune with nature and help boost our immune system which is a way to fight COVID-19, while our Food Highway Project and PRO3 Food Bank are strategic mechanisms that can alleviate problems that may be encountered from end-to-end of the food supply system under the New Normal dispensation. Thru the creation of an express lane and logistics system, we will have a rapid and secured movement of food products from the farmers and other food producers of Central Luzon to the buyers of NCR and other parts of the country at the same time the food supply in Region 3 will be sufficient and continuously sustained,” PBGEN SERMONIA added.
The activity was also highlighted with the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding between the Philippine National Police, Department of Agriculture and other stakeholders and concerned agencies for said projects.