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DA chief eyes advanced rice technologies to boost farmer productivity and income

posted Aug 8, 2016, 12:48 AM by
LOS BAÑOS, Laguna, Philippines—True to his mission of making food available and affordable to all Filipinos, as well as improve the lives of farmers—especially in challenging upland areas—Emmanuel Piñol, new secretary of the Philippine Department of Agriculture (DA), visited the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) on 6 July. (This was originally published in July 2016)