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 mission through research and development work in our central and six branch stations, coordinating with a network that comprises 57 agencies and 70 seed centers strategically located nationwide.

As proof the Institute’s quality of service, PhilRice received the following certifications: ISO 9001:2008 (Quality Management), ISO 14001:2004 (Environmental Management), and OHSAS 18001:2007 (Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series).


VISION

A self-sufficient, sustainable, and competitive rice economy through a responsive rice R&D system and a strong, innovative science and technology base.

MISSION

To help the country attain rice self-sufficiency by increasing the productivity and profitability of rice farmers in a sustainable and competitive manner.

GOALS

  • Lead strategic efforts in national rice science for development;
  • Help ensure rice self-sufficiency and food security;
  • Increase farm productivity and profitability;
  • Reduce hunger and poverty;
  • Provide new knowledge and information;
  • Transform lives in rice farming communities; and
  • Make rice R&D rewarding for scientists and researchers.
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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Philippine Rice Research Institute