DA and IRRI fortify bond with farmers

October 3, 2014 by · Comments Off on DA and IRRI fortify bond with farmers 

141003140028LUNCH IS SERVED. Agriculture officials ñ led by Undersecretary for Policy, Planning and Research Segrefredo Serrano (1st from left) and Assistant Secretary for Field Operations Edilberto De Luna (2nd from left) — join farmers and other participants in a boodle fight during the annual Farmers’ Day at the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) in Los Baños, Laguna Wednesday, 1 October 2014.

DA is IRRI’s number one partner in its National Research & Extension System. For IRRI’s part, Dr. Bruce Tolentino, Deputy Director General for Communication and Partnerships, highlighted the importance of having a strong partnership between IRRI and DA to unleash the unparalleled potential of Filipino farmers. (PNA photo courtesy of DA AFID)
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IRRI gathers farmers for 'Technologies for a changing climate' forum

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LOS BANOS, Laguna, Oct. 2 — Every year, the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) celebrates Farmer’s Day to strengthen ties with farmers’ groups and discuss new practices and technologies, as well as new challenges.

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