Labor, a price we have to pay for being humans, is engraved in her entirety. She spends two days more than the man in harvesting and about three days in drying the rice grain. The man, who is outnumbered 2% during planting season, devotes more time than the woman during land clearing, plowing, and harrowing.

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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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