Activities to support a social environment that is “participatory and empowering, equitable, sustainable, free from violence, respectful of human rights, supportive of self-determination and actualization of human potentials.”
New Strat Plan prioritizes GAD - Anchored on the Institute’s mandate, DA-PhilRice continues to ensure that gender and development (GAD) is integrated in its new strategic plan to be implemented from 2023 to 2028. Projects under the new programs are evaluated through a checklist determining whether these are gender-sensitive and responsive. Implementers also ensure that harmonized GAD guidelines, which provide a […]
DA-PhilRice nutritionist conferred Scientist 1 rank - Dr. Riza G. Abilgos-Ramos, nutritionist and supervising science research specialist at the Department of Agriculture-Philippine Rice Research Institute (DA-PhilRice), was conferred the Scientist I rank by the Scientific Career Council of the Civil Service Commission and the Department of Science and Technology, April 22. Dr. Abilgos-Ramos, through her research works, has developed complementary food and […]
COA lauds DA-PhilRice GAD - The Commission on Audit (COA) commended DA-PhilRice for its 39% appropriation to Gender and Development (GAD) for fiscal year 2021, which was far over the 5% budget requirement as mandated by law. In its audit observation report, COA saluted the Institute “for supporting the objective of GAD” and further recommended that the Executive Director through […]
Rice workers on training to help close gender gap - In pursuit of a more gender-inclusive rice industry, research and development workers of the Department of Agriculture-Philippine Rice Research Institute (DA-PhilRice) are undergoing a Gender Analysis Training (GAT). The training, which runs from March until May, was designed to help staff analyze and understand how women and men and their social relations are affected and […]
RiceBIS, Murcia Negros Occidental DA-PhilRice organizes farmers to engage in agripreneurship - Following success in establishing a farmers’ cooperative in Murcia, Negros Occidental, Department of Agriculture-Philippine Rice Research Institute (DA-PhilRice) based here is expanding its assistance on business entrepreneurship to two municipalities. Anileen Pajarillo, station lead of Rice Business Innovation System (RiceBIS) program, said that about 200 farmers in San Carlos City, Negros Occidental and Canalon City, […]
Paddy Drumseeder More rice farmers use drumseeder in Cotabato - Few months after a techno demo, adoption of two-wheeled lightweight machine for direct seeding known as plastic drumseeder had increased to 200% in Libungan, Cotabato. From seven rice farmers who participated in a 2020 wet season techno demo, 21 farmers have established their crops using plastic drumseeder this 2021 dry season. The machine was developed […]
Lady smiling Gen Z youth builds agri school - Jehanel V. Soriano, 24, has set her heart out in agriculture. She is an agricultural enterprise entrepreneur, farmer, and farm school owner. Born and raised in llagan, City, Jehanel started as an enumerator in her alma mater, the Central Luzon State University in Nueva Ecija for five years, and as a market inspector of DA-Cagayan […]
Sultan Kudarat Farmers Million bags of RCEF seeds benefitted marginalized rice farmers - Over 236,000 farmers across the country are benefitting from the 1.2 million bags of certified inbred seeds released to local government units by the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF)-Seed Program on its third season of implementation. “PhilRice in partnership with provincial and municipal LGUs have been working non-stop despite the pandemic restrictions to deliver and distribute […]
Packing of goods DA-PhilRice donation drives for typhoon victims - Responding to the impact of the succeeding typhoons in 2020 last quarter, DA-PhilRice launched donation drives for Bicol and Cagayan. DA-PhilRice provided cash assistance to PhilRice Bicol staff totaling P200,000 brought about by two devastating typhoons that hit the region late last year. In-kind relief assistance that included rice, grocery items, clothes, and personal essentials, […]
philrice midsayap Gender-sensitive station - About 70 PhilRice Midsayap staff were trained on crafting PhilRice Gender and Development agenda.
sportsfest More productive years - PhilRice Midsayap Experiment Station opens its 31st founding anniversary by boosting camaraderie and gender sensitivity among its staff.
Enhancing women’s equity - To increase awareness on gender sensitivity, PhilRice Los Baños held a seminar titled, “Breaking the Bonds of Sexism: Gender Sensitivity and Its Application to PhilRice.”
RICEponsible kids - School children from Tabug Elementary School in Batac City, Ilocos Norte pledge not to waste rice after participating in a mobile Rice Science Museum exhibit.
Farmer’s testimony - Farmer’s testimony. Myrna Nieves of San Mateo, Isabela, shares to her fellow farmers that direct-seeding rice with drum seeder can help reduce production cost and increase yield. Lisez la suite pour en savoir plus sur l’ impuissance et comment le pilules peut le traiter efficacement.  About 50 farmers learned this technology from her in […]
Women-farmers revered - Women-farmers revered. High school students in San Mateo, Isabela honored the women farmers this Women’s Month through arts. The young artists portrayed the role of women in rice farming. Artworks were exhibited in the town’s municipal hall. No Related Post
Hundreds of youth for agri - Almost a thousand students were introduced to the prospects in agriculture in an information caravan for youth held in Legazpi City, Albay.
Sharing is caring - Sharing is caring. Seventy-four families from indigenous people community near PhilRice Bicol receive packed rice, dry goods, and used clothing. The IPs from barangays Joroan, Misibis, and Mayong in Tiwi, Albay are also currently involved in the project, Phase II: Enhancing the Capabilities of Bicol Agta’s IPs through Palayamanan Approach, which is jointly implemented by […]
Level-up soon - The Gender and Development Focal Point System and key officials of Philippine Rice Research Institute are set to improve its Level 2 standing.
Goal: No one left - Management and officials of Philippine Rice Research Institute are recently trained on Gender, Diversity, and Inclusiveness.
PhilRice stations advocate gender equity - Philippine Rice Research Institute initiated exchanges with the women-farmers and sexual minorities.
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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