7 months Gov’t hiring new generation of rice specialists MB |Biz
By Madelaine B. Miraflor The Philippines, which has already opened the local market to the unlimited entry of cheaper imported rice, has a lot of catching up to do, but thanks to the rice fund that was just recently made available, the country can now afford to hire new generation of rice specialists. PhilRice Logo A statement showed that the Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice), which will receive P5 billion from the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF), already began training new generation of rice specialists to help farmers become competitive amid the entry of more imported rice. Right now, most ... more