By 2020, the Philippines could be self-sufficient in rice. But with shrinking lands, climate change, and other challenges, the plan to be self-sufficient by 2020 can only be fulfilled by using modern agricultural strategies like hybrid rice. Learn more about IRRI’s work on hybrid rice.

Other news items

PDI: Bayer bolsters hybrid rice production in PH

As the government aims to reach rice self-sufficiency next year, agricultural company Bayer Philippines Inc. is set to inaugurate a newly installed seed processing unit within its plant in Canlubang, Laguna, next week to increase the production of hybrid rice seeds in...

Symposium tackles Indonesia hybrid rice opportunities

Yogyakarta, Indonesia – The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) and the Indonesian Agency for Agricultural Research and Development (IAARD), Department of Agriculture brought together key stakeholders in a 3-day conference to tackle solutions toward...

Share This