Widening rice S&T reach

Curious kids. Pupils in Laguna learn about rice varieties in a recent science and math school. Exhibited by PhilRice in Los BaƱos, displays made the children aware that rice has different colors and forms, including red and black rice, and brown rice. PhilRice studies show that frequent consumption of these rice may help fight cardiovascular disease, cancer, and diabetes.

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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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