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Detail

Area
Philippines
Commodity Group
Rice
Commodity
All
Date
15/06/2016
Policy Category
Production
Policy Instrument
Production support
Description
Announced that it would seek to bring an additional 1.0 million hectares of land under paddy cultivation, in an effort to reach self-sufficiency in rice. Increased focus would also be placed on bolstering small-scale, communal irrigation, to lower production costs and raise yields, including by promoting the cultivation of hybrid varieties.