Civil Service Commission (CSC) Chairperson Atty. Karlo Alexei B. Nograles has recognized the Department of Agriculture-Philippine Rice Research Institute (DA-PhilRice) in “shaping the lives of the people and building up a better nation” during the institute’s anniversary celebration, Nov. 4.  The former cabinet secretary hailed the accomplishments of  Dangal ng Bayan regional winner Jose A. Orcino for his “untiring service and commitment” in improving the seed production performance by overseeing […]

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Dr. Zosimo M. Battad, chancellor of the University of the East (UE), Caloocan campus, emphasized teamwork as an indispensable element in shaping institutional culture during the anniversary celebration of the Department of Agriculture-Philippine Rice Research Institute (DA-PhilRice), Nov. 3.  “More than ever, passion, commitment, loyalty, and teamwork is a must and must be part of culture — culture of excellence that has shaped this institution through the years,” Battad said […]

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The Department of Agriculture (DA) heightened the annual celebration of National Rice Awareness Month (NRAM) by establishing “BeRICEponsible” as a theme starting this year until 2028. Under Proclamation No. 524, s. 2014, NRAM is held every November to raise public awareness on rice, tackle malnutrition and poverty, and achieve rice self-sufficiency. This year’s celebration will kick off on Nov. 3 at Liwasang Aurora, Quezon City Memorial Circle. Dr. Hazel V. […]

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Department of Agriculture-Philippine Rice Research Institute (DA-PhilRice) fulfilled its 2017-2022 strategic plan as the institute celebrated its 37th anniversary, Nov. 3-4. Sen. Cynthia A. Villar, chair of the committee on agriculture, food, and agrarian reform, said that DA-PhilRice has “outsmarted the pandemic when [it] employed strategies to ensure that farmers receive their certified seeds every cropping season and are capacitated through blended learning approaches despite the community restrictions and lockdowns. […]

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An international award-giving body has recognized the Department of Agriculture- Philippine Rice Research Institute (DA-PhilRice) Magazine as the 2022 Best Free Food Publications. Hallbars Sustainability Research Institute cited the quarterly-published knowledge product for featuring healthy rice and rice-based recipes that are easy to prepare and cook. In its recent issue, DA-PhilRice Magazine published rice nougat and brownies as snack and dessert ideas. It has also featured bibingka made of black […]

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Six years after its revival, the interactive web-based system called PalayStat, is gaining more users registering 78,172 unique page views in October this year. Developed by the Department of Agriculture-Philippine Rice Research Institute (DA-PhilRice), the website (https://palaystat.philrice.gov.ph/) took a huge leap from only having 1,442 unique page views in 2016. Researcher Rochelle Caliwagan said that she uses the platform in consolidating data for provinces that her team covered and when […]

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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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