The Rice Science Museum, hosted by the Philippine Rice Research Institute, brought agricultural issues to policymakers during the country’s recent celebration of Farmers and Fisherfolk Month. In a 2-day Be RICEponsible forum and exhibit at the Batasang Pambansa Complex, museum curator Sophia Maria M. Cuevas, said that the mobile museum featured sections on the role of congress and public on rice self-sufficiency and conservation. “Filipinos better retain information through visual […]

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Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija – Most of the participants in the Rice Science and Art Summer Camp, conducted on 19-22 May at PhilRice in Nueva Ecija had resolved to consider working in the agriculture sector after completing their studies. “As city dwellers, we are unaware of the processes that the rice undergoes before it reaches our plates. This camp made me realized the intricacies of rice production and […]

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To help rice tillers become entrepreneurs, PhilRice development workers were recently updated on agripreneurship. Training facilitator Dr. Rene Resurreccion, a licensed trainer of the Competency-based Economies through Formation of Enterprise approach, said that “economic development for all” can be achieved by producing more local entrepreneurs. “Without entrepreneurs, there can be no development,” Resurreccion said. Resurreccion developed the Entrefarm Game,designed to teach basic entrepreneurship to farmers. It includes modules on basic […]

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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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