• 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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  • Brown rice promoted to kids for better nutrition

    Talugtug, Nueva Ecija – To help improve children’s health, Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) introduced the consumption of unpolished rice during the Brown Rice Day, Nov. 13, as part of the country’s celebration of the National Rice Awareness Month (NRAM). NRAM implementers and Dr. Rizza Ramos, PhilRice nutritionist led a feeding activity to Grade 1- […]

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  • PhilRice now level 3 GAD certified

    The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) grants Level 3 accreditation to the Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) as a gender-responsive agency.  According to PCW audit team, PhilRice’s programs, projects, and activities are “participatory and empowering, equitable, sustainable, free from violence, respectful of human rights, supportive of self-determination, and actualization of human potential.” “This accreditation signifies […]

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  • PhilRice at 34: Boosting support for rice competitiveness

    Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) marked its 34th year taking on the challenge of fulfilling its newly added mandate to implement the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF)- Seed and Extension programs. With the theme, “Championing Competitiveness of the Filipino Rice Farmers,” the anniversary coincides with the observation of the National Rice Awareness Month every November. […]

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  • PH’s Ms Universe leads rice month celeb

    Ariella Arida, Miss Universe Philippines 2013 and Miss Universe 2013 3rd runner-up, kicks off this year’s celebration of National Rice Awareness Month (NRAM), Nov. 4 at UP Diliman. As “Be RICEponsible” ambassador, Arida, who joined the Run4Rice for the Yolanda survivors six years ago, will help promote NRAM’s theme, “Buy local. Eat local. Support our […]

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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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