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Detail

Area
Philippines
Commodity Group
Rice
Commodity
All
Date
01/10/2012
Policy Category
Production
Policy Instrument
Promotion of local production and consumption patterns
Description
Declared 2013 as the National Year of Rice and November of each year as the National Rice Awareness Month. The advocacy campaign is part of the country\'s rice self-sufficiency programme and will seek to promote the adoption of yield enhancing technologies by farmers, a reduction of rice wastage, as well as greater husked rice consumption.