• Youth joins Rice Month

    Youth joins Rice Month. More than a hundred high school students were encouraged to patronize local rice in a culminating activity of the National Rice Awareness Month, Nov. 29. Led by PhilRice Agusan, the activity highlighted postermaking contest, brown rice consumption, and agriculture appreciation.

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  • De Leon, now a full-fledged exec

    Effective Dec. 3, Dr. John C. De Leon is the full-fledged executive director (ED) of PhilRice, as he took his oath before Pres. Rodrigo R. Duterte in Malacañang. Specializing on genomic selection,aromatic traditional varieties, seed technology, and genetic diversity, De Leon has earned 30 years of wellrounded work experience in managing rice R4D programs. He […]

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  • Analysts guarantee RCEF seeds quality

    With the roll out of the seed distribution for Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF), analysts emphasize that seeds undergo tedious quality control process prior its distribution. Ensuring high-quality of seeds is part of the government’s support to Filipino rice farmers affected by the surge of rice imports in the market. Josephine Reyes, Chief of the […]

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  • Strat Plan 2017-2022 revisited

    PhilRice directors, officials, and branch station managers reviewed the targets and indicators of the Strategic Plan (Strat Plan), which set the Institute’s directions from 2017 to 2022. The review focused on evaluating the performance of projects and programs contributing to the accomplishment of the targets of the Institute. It also measured the Plan’s responsiveness to […]

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  • Int’l org features PhilRice campaign

    Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) recently listed Infomediary Campaign of Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice)  as one of 10 successful youth-focused initiatives in the world. “Youth in Action” highlighted the seven-year-old project operating in more than 200 schools in the Philippines together with efforts by private and public organizations from Zambia, Zanzibar archipelago, Egypt, Lebanon, […]

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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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