Proclamation No. 524, s. 2004 declares November as the National Rice Awareness Month(NRAM). This year's theme is "Read? SETrice! RICEponsible Filipinos save rice, eat healthy, and try brown rice", especially brown rice and rice mixes.
To Promote public awareness in the observance of the event, all government Agencies are enjoined to actively participate in the NRAM Celebration through the following activities:
- Print and display a tarpaulin/streamer bearing this year's theme (please visit www.bericeponsible.com/downloads/ for the sample design);
- Conduct an activity that would facilitate participation of whole department in NRAM;
- Recite the Panatang Makapalay every flag-raising ceremony for the whole month;
For more information, you may coordinate with Ms. Adeline P. Gomez, Be RICEponsible Secretariat at telephone number (044)456-0277 loc. 520.