Marcos to serve as agriculture chief amid food crisis fears

Philippine President-elect Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr., third from left, gestures during a press conference at his headquarters in Mandaluyong, Philippines on Monday, June 20, 2022. Marcos expressed fears Monday of a potential food crisis largely due to the war in Ukraine and said he would also serve as agriculture chief when he takes office to brace for possible emergencies. Also in photo are incoming government officers, from left, Department of Budget and Management Secretary Amenah Pangandaman, Executive Secretary Vic Rodriguez, Secretary of Finance Benjamin Diokno, National Economic and Development Authority chief Arsenio Balisacan, Department of Public Works and Highways Secretary Bonoan and Department of Social Welfare and Development secretary Erwin Tulfo. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

Marcos to serve as agriculture chief amid food crisis fears