News on Rice

Rice Events

Rice is Life- A Photo Contest: In celebration of the International Year of Rice 2004 The Asia Rice Foundation sponsored a photo contest both for amateur and professional photographers.


News on Rice from Philippines media in 2004

NFA assures public of enough quality, inexpensive grains Executives of the National Food Authority (NFA) in Central Luzon on Friday led surprise visits to hundreds of its accredited stores and Bigasan ni Gloria sa Palengke all over the region...

Rising price of farm inputs beyond reach of farmers Without adequate irrigation, all rice production programs will be put to waste.

Farmers need P25B to improve rice output The study was jointly conducted by the Southeast Asia Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture.


News on Rice from Philippines media in 2003

Reintroduction of brown rice to Pinoys under way Proponents of brown rice are optimistic that this nutrient-packed cereal can be brought back to the Filipino's dining table.

US foresees more RP rice imports next year The foreign agricultural service of the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) reported that the Philippines is still expected to import, including smuggled rice, at least one million MT for 2004.

Rice as an issue in next year's election PRESIDENTIAL aspirants are outdoing one another, batting out new versions of the traditional promises to combat corruption, crime, unemployment, poverty, and other national ills unsolved in the past decades.