John C. De Leon, PhD Executive Director, DA-PhilRice RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT (R&D) The context of R&D as the harbinger of ‘new normal’ is not an overstatement or an adaptation to the COVID-19- induced turn of events. Research for Development encapsulates it better, suggesting progress and broader impacts with the spread of new technologies – making our normal way of life better. The protracted battle with the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) defines […]

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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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