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.

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