Written by the Web Team   An hour for rice, for the country. The Department of Agriculture (DA) led a one-hour national commitment ceremony to reaffirm its support to the country`s rice self-sufficiency bid and to create public awareness on the National Year of Rice2013 (NYR), Feb. 11. At the Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice), the country’s lead agency in rice research and development, hundreds of its staff allotted an […]

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Written by the Web Team   The Department of Agriculture – Regional Field Unit 5 (DA-RFU 5) together with the DA-Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) have completed two seasons of multi-location field trials of Golden Rice in Camarines Sur. Golden Rice is a new type of rice that contains beta carotene, a source of vitamin A. These field trials form part of the Golden Rice project that the International Rice […]

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Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) is a government corporate entity attached to the Department of Agriculture created through Executive Order 1061 on 5 November 1985 (as amended) to help develop high-yielding and cost-reducing technologies so farmers can produce enough rice for all Filipinos.

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