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Vlog your Garden Contest 2022, NNC Caraga
Nutrition Month is an annual campaign held every July to create greater awareness among Filipinos on the importance of nutrition as provided under Presidential Decree 491, or the Nutrition Act of the Philippines. The law also mandates the National Nutrition Council (NNC) to lead and coordinate the nationwide campaign. 
This year’s theme is “New Normal na Nutrisyon, Sama-samang Gawan ng Solusyon!”. The theme calls for strengthened nutrition interventions and solidarity towards nutrition improvement as the country shifts towards living with the COVID-19 virus. The campaign calls for a collective effort to improve nutrition and 1.) raise awareness on the importance of nutrition in building resilience and recovery from the pandemic; 2.) stimulate discussions among stakeholders on how to build back better the design, delivery, and scale-up of nutrition interventions; and 3.) engage various sectors and the public in activities that promote nutrition.

As an avenue to draw support and collaboration among stakeholders (individual or groups), the NNC Caraga presents and spearheads this year’s Vlog your Garden Contest, anchored to the 48th Nutrition Month theme.

To learn more, you may view and download the Guidelines thru link: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1-9tnJUjLF2gXUMRf7dDak989Bbkc39wF/view?usp=sharing

LNAP June 2022Butuan City- Six local government units attended the planning workshop on integrating nutrition programs, projects and activities in the local development plans on 27-29 June 2022 at Almont Beach Resort, Surigao City.

The second batch of LGUs are from the municipalities of Malimono, Tagana-an, Gigaquit, Socorro, Surigao City in Surigao del Norte and the municipality of San Agustin in the Province of Surigao del Sur.

Aimed at crafting the 2023-2025 local nutrition action plan (LNAP), the nutrition planning core team identified strategies and interventions that will be implemented in their local government units.

Dr. Leonard Abraham, the Municipal Health Officer of Malimono, expressed his appreciation for inviting their team to the workshop. He mentioned that this was his first time to join such planning workshop on nutrition integration.

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rev 2022 NM FB CoverBUTUAN CITY --The different stakeholders in Caraga region will be participating in the activities set for this year’s 48th Nutrition Month Regional Launching on July 4, 2022 at SM City Butuan.

According to Dr. Nino Archie Labordo, Officer-in-Charge/Regional Nutrition Program Coordinator of National Nutrition Council (NNC) Caraga, reiterated that the Nutrition Month is an annual campaign held every July to craete greater awareness among Flipinos on the importance of nutrition  as provided under Presidential Decree 491, or the Nutrition Act oft the Philippines. "The Law also mandates the National Nutrition Council to lead and coordinate the nationwide campaign," he said.

"The campaign calls for a collective effort to improve nutrition as we move forward to a better new normal. The campaign aims to: 1) raise the awareness of the importance of nutrition in building resilience and rcovery from the pandemic; 2) stimulate discussions among stakeholders of nutrition in building resileince and recovery from the pandemi; and 3)enagge various sectors and the public in activities that promote nutrition, bared Labordo.

PRC Trun Over June 2022BUTUAN CITY- National Nutrition Council Caraga received certificate during its Turn-Over Ceremony of Certificate of Accreditation as Continuing Professional Development Provider (CPD) by the Professional Regulation Commission on 20 June 2022 at the PRC Regional Office Caraga, Robinson’s Place, Butuan City.

In May 2022, the CPD Council of Nutrition and Dietetics after completion of requirements, granted NNC Caraga as a CPD provider in accordance with the Implementing Rules and Regulation (IRR) of the Republic Act 10912 or the CPD Act of 2016 set forth by the Professional Regulation Commission.

Regional Director Cheryll P Elicano announced that as the ninth agency accredited by the PRC as CPD Provider, more professionals will now have access to free learning opportunities to the program which will be provided by NNC Caraga.

PRC Caraga recognized the National Nutrition Council Caraga as a new asset for professional growth in Caraga region claimed by RD Elicano.

Lutong AgusanonButuan City--In line with the 55th Araw ng Agusan Del Norte, through its Provincial Tourism Office and Provincial Agriculture Office, conveyed its Season 2 of Lutong Agusanon held at Caraga State University (CSU) Gym in Cabadbaran City, with the main goal of creating a unique Agusanon dish with the use of local commodities present in the province.

Prior to the final cooking show of Lutong Agusanon, a series of elimination rounds were conducted in every municipality. The entries must come from a bona fide resident of Agusan Del Norte but not a professional chef.

The main ingredients for the cooking show are the commonly produced agricultural products in the locality, fishes such as bangus, tilapia, pijangga, tamban for the main course while manga, banana, cassava, corn for the dessert category. Every entry must have a storyline which will describe the menu.