ASEAN Ministers get a taste of Philippine Heirloom Rice

posted Apr 16, 2016, 11:37 PM by Unknown user
Dr. Casiana 'Nolllie' Vera Cruz briefing delegates among the ASEAN ministers visiting IRRI.

On 12 September 2015, the ASEAN Ministers of Agriculture and Forestry (AMAF) visited IRRI as part of their 37th meeting as held in the country. As part of showcasing IRRI's work, the Heirloom Rice Project was featured. Said dignitaries and their delegation members were able to taste featured varieties during the event.

Mr. Jonar Victor Ibañez and Dr. Ana Cope serving a sample of heirloom rice.