2020 R and D Highlights


  • Agusan
  • Bicol
  • Los Baños
  • Negros
  • Isabela
  • Midsayap



  • Rice Chemistry and Food Science Division
  • Rice Engineering and Mechanization Division
  • Genetic Resources Division
  • Agronomy, Soils, and Plant Physiology Division
  • Plant Breeding and Biotechnology Division
  • Socioeconomics Division
  • Crop Protection Division


  • Science-based Policies in Advancing Rice Communities Program
  • Rice Business Innovations Systems
  • Hybrid Rice Program
  • Rice Farm Modernization and Mechanization Program
  • Rice Seed Systems Program
  • Climate Resiliency for Enhanced Agricultural Trade and Efficiency for Rice


  • Crop Biotechnology Center


  • Community Relations Office

Previous R and D highlights

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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