• 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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