PhilRice will host the country’s largest gathering of rice stakeholders, researchers, and development workers at its Central Experiment Station, in the Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija on September 5-6. Over 500 participants, coming from the different government agencies, non-government organizations, private sector, and farmers, are expected to join the 30th National Rice R4D Conference with the theme Rice science and innovation for competitiveness and inclusive growth. This year’s guest […]

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The Golden Rice research is fueled by the passion to help millions of children and pregnant and nursing mothers who are suffering from vitamin A deficiency (VAD), a very pervasive and persistent public health problem in the country. The 2013 Food and Nutrition Research Institute (FNRI) survey reported that there are 2.1 million vitamin A deficient children (ages 6 months to 5 years old) in the Philippines. This figure is […]

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Science City of Munoz, Nueva Ecija – As part of its  new development program that aims to develop rice and rice-based enterprise models to enhance farmers’ income, the Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) conducted a 10-day training of trainers for RiceBIS Community Program implementers at its Central Experiment Station in Maligaya, Science City of Munoz, Nueva Ecija, August 1-10. “The program called Rice Business Innovations Systems (Rice BIS) Community is […]

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Sa isyu ng magasing ito, busisiin ang mga patotoo ng mga magsasakang tumaas ang ani at kita sa pagtatanim ng hybrid rice. Ma-inspire sa kanilang mga kwentong nagbigay ng ngiti sa kanilang mga labi. Paano nga ba mapatataas ang aning aabot hanggang 10 tonelada?

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The PhilRice community deeply mourns the passing away of Dr. Gelia Tagumpay Castillo, 89, National Scientist and longest-serving trustee of the Institute. She succumbed to acute respiratory failure on August 5. Her ashes now rest at the Libingan ng mga Bayani. Ma’am Gelia dedicated her life to the service of Filipino farmers as a rural sociologist. She was in the Board of Trustees of PhilRice since December 1986 and served […]

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Awardees of the ASEAN Rice Science and Technology Ambassadors visited the Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) Central Experiment Station to learn the technologies and strategies of the Institute in helping the country achieve rice security, August 9. The awardees were recognized as outstanding rice scientists and farmers by the ASEAN Rice Science and Technology Ambassadors Award Search Committee on August 7 at the Bureau of Soils and Water Management Auditorium […]

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To increase public hybrid rice seed and commercial production in the Philippines, PhilRice conducted its first consultative meeting and planning workshop with seed growers and rice focal persons from Central Luzon, August 8. Richard Romanillos, science research specialist, urged the participants to engage in hybrid rice seed production to make hybrid seeds more available in the region in response to farmers’ public hybrid seed requirements, such as Mestiso 19 and […]

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ASEAN Rice Science and Technology Ambassadors Awards August 7, 2017 – Quezon City Outstanding Rice Scientist PhilRice Acting Executive Director Dr. Sailila E. Abdula   National Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) Philippines Annual Scientific Meeting July 12-13, 2017 – Manila 2017 Outstanding Scientific Paper Award “Quantitative Trait Loci for High-Temperature Tolerance in Rice” Jupiter L. Grospe,  Norvie L. Manigbas   Food and Nutrition Research Institute Seminar Series – Undergraduate […]

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A  Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on providing training on rice machine operation and the science of rice production was signed between PhilRice Los Baños and Nicolas L. Galvez Memorial Integrated High School (NLGMINHS) in San Antonio, Bay, Laguna. NLGMINHS officials tapped PhilRice Los Baños to enhance their offering of organic agriculture production and rice machine operation under the Senior High School Program. “We will train students on how to operate […]

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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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