7 months PH now trains 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 importer 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 train new generation of rice specialists. PhilRice Logo A statement showed that the Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice), which will receive P3 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