Level-up soon February 1, 2019 - Level-up soon. The Gender and Development Focal Point System and key officials of Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) are set to improve its Level 2 standing in the Gender Mainstreaming Evaluation Framework after its recent audit on gender. Facilitated by Arlene I. Pascual, Philippine Commission on Women resource pool for Region III (5th from right) […]
Goal: No one left November 27, 2018 - Goal: No one left. Management and officials of Philippine Rice Research Institute are recently trained on Gender, Diversity, and Inclusiveness to ensure that programs and projects cover a more diverse partners and beneficiaries in the rice industry. Initiated by PhilRice Gender and Development (GAD) Initiative, the training will also improve project representations and will provide […]
PhilRice stations advocate gender equity October 8, 2018 - Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) initiated exchanges with the women-farmers and sexual minorities for the Institute to fully mainstream gender and development (GAD) in its projects and researches. Recently conducted in Ligao City, Albay and RTRomualdez, Agusan del Norte, the seminars highlighted mechanisms that will enhance women’s participation in agriculture and LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, […]
PhilRice Isabela intensifies gender-responsiveness August 20, 2018 - Researchers at Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) in San Mateo, Isabela gear on developing and implementing gender-responsive projects in rice farming communities. The training on Gender Mainstreaming Evaluation Framework, Aug. 13, is expected to result in the station’s 70% gender-responsive level. Dr. Jocelyn Du-Pasicolan (3rd from L, seated) of the Philippine Commission on Women resource […]
Mental health for workers advocated March 24, 2018 - A senior research associate based in a top university called for the promotion of mental health in the workplace, especially for the working women. In her talk at Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) in Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija, Feb. 27, Creselda O. Doble of Ateneo de Manila University, emphasized that the women are […]
Women-farmers work more, paid less March 24, 2018 - Women-farmers spend more time and receive lower wage than their male counterparts, an exhibit of the Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) in Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija showed. In an exhibit titled, “The Land Nurturers,” photo stories show that women outnumber the men by 2% during planting season. They also spend two days more […]
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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