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.
The Institute accomplishes this through research and development work in our central and branch stations, coordinating with a network that comprises 57 agencies and 70 seed centers strategically located nationwide.
A rice-secure Philippines.
To improve the competitiveness of the Filipino rice farmer and the Philippine rice industry and transform it to be more profitable, resilient, and sustainable through responsive, balanced, environmentally sound and partnership-based research, development, and extension.
CORE VALUES AND ATTRIBUTES (R-I-C-E)
- Relevance and Responsiveness (R)
- Integrity and Innovativeness (I)
- Collaborative and Collective Spirit (C)
- Excellence and Equity (E)