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Climate-smart rice technologies to boost Philippine rice production

posted Aug 7, 2016, 8:25 PM by
ALABANG, Philippines—Cultivating climate-smart rice varieties in unfavorable environments could boost local rice production, says Edilberto de Luna, Philippine agriculture assistant secretary for operations (photo left). De Luna said this during a meeting with rice department heads and scientists from 10 Asian countries on rainfed rice farming areas that often experience low productivity, poverty, and hunger. (This was originally published in May 2016)