PhilRice receives more than 2,000 visitors including farmers, extension workers, journalists, students, and VIPs and tour them around the Institute.

Visitors walk-through the experimental fields, which highlight new technologies and varieties, and long-term researches. They also appreciate art and culture at the Rice Science Museum and gain better understanding on rice science at the gene bank; plant breeding laboratory and screen houses; and engineering, mechanization, and post-harvest facilities.

To learn more about the must-see on rice, contact:
Community Relations Office
Philippine Rice Research Institute, Maligaya,
Science City of Munoz, 3119 Nueva Ecija

Contact: Laarnie L. Mandia
Head, Community Relations Office
(044) 456-0285 local 530

Trunklines: (044) 456-0277, -0258, 0285 local 571/570

Training Dormitory: (044) 456-0277 local 410
Direct Line: (044) 456-0403
Mobile No: (+63) 908-866-1763
Telefax: 456-0112 |


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.

Learn More

Philippine Rice Research Institute