• PhilRice links clustered farm groups with private sector

    The Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) of the Department of Agriculture (DA) has facilitated the collaborations between clustered farmer groups and their potential private sector clients with high hopes of sustaining the alliances. The clustered farm groups include Rice Business Innovations System (RiceBIS) Community Negros Agrarian Reform Cooperative (NARCO) in Negros Occidental and the RiceBIS […]

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  • RCEF reaches Ilocos Norte’s smallest town

    The Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund Rice Extension Services Program (RCEF RESP) has responded to the information needs of farmers in Adams – the smallest town in Ilocos Norte. According to Nonilon Martin, RCEF extension focal, the town’s rice growers led by Municipal Agriculturist Clarita Tigui-ing, requested the program implementers in Batac City, Ilocos Norte to […]

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  • Farmers reap high dry palay prices at P25/kg peak

    The rice market nationwide is undergoing a surge in palay prices, reaching P25/kg based on data from the Philippine Rice Information System (PRISM) of the Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice). From July 31 to Aug. 6, the average price of fresh palay stood at P17.83/kg while dry palay commanded P19.33 benefitting the early planters this […]

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  • RCEF seeds bring increasing benefits to farmers

    Gains from the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF) Seed Program continue as it reaches more than one million rice farmers across the country through its inbred rice certified seed delivery and distribution activities. Data from the RCEF Rice Seed Monitoring System showed that 11,952,883 bags of certified seeds were distributed to the farmers from its […]

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  • PhilRice’s inclusivity efforts gain global, national awards

    A New Zealand-based organization and the Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) recently commended the Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) for placing inclusivity at the core of its internal and external services. The Center for Organizational Excellence Research (COER) in early August recognized PhilRice’s gender and development (GAD) mainstreaming as an outstanding international best practice under […]

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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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