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PRISM wins the ‘Best Team’ award

The PRISM team receives its plaque of recognition after winning the ‘Best Team’ award during the 33rd anniversary of PhilRice, in the event of ‘Dangal ng PhilRice’, last November 6, 2018. PhilRice holds the ‘Dangal ng PhilRice’ every year to … Read More

Advancing Rice Monitoring through a continuous PRISM Operations

The Philippine Rice Information System or PRISM had successfully concluded its research and development phase and formally commenced its operationalization under the full management of the Department of Agriculture (DA) through the Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) by virtue of … Read More

DA-PRISM and DOST-ASTI ties partnership

The staff from the Philippine Rice Information System  Unit (PRISM) of PhilRice and the Department of Science and Technology – Advanced Science and Technology Institute (DOST-ASTI) conducted a one-day inception meeting last August 7, 2018 to initiate Research and Development … Read More

DA-RFO V establishes a Regional PRISM Center

Photo 1: (From left to right) Mariano Sta. Clara Jr, Gina De Mesa, Maria Cristina C. Angeles, Eduardo Collantes Jr., Evangeline Dela Trinidad, Honoratt Mark B Ocbina, Bjorn Borris D. Delos Santos, Alton G. Bascuña, Karl Anthony M. Baylon, Ale … Read More

PRISM IT Team workshop

The PRISM IT team conducted a one-week workshop last January 22-26, 2018 at International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) to discuss the different updates related with IT. One of the topics discussed was how to improve the PRISM website. Together with … Read More

PRISM holds a Terminal Report Writeshop

  PRISM held a terminal report writeshop last January 17-19, 2018 at Best Western Hotel La Corona Manila to produce a terminal report highlighting its achievements and accomplishments from 2014 to 2017. The output of the staff will be submitted … Read More

PRISM conducts an Operations Manual Usability Assessment

The Philippine Rice Information System  conducted an Operations Manual Usability Assessment last January 15, 2018 at the Heritage Hotel Manila to assess the content and usability of the PRISM Operations Manual for the intended users before its final printing. Through … Read More

PRISM National Assessment in PhilRice

PRISM and its 4 years

“Pagsasama sama” or unity is the best thing that everyone could get from the 4-year PRISM project experiences – Dr. Eduardo Jimmy Quilang, PRISM’s Project Leader in PhilRice. In line with its completion as an R&D project by December 2017, … Read More

PRISM region 6 on AFMA award

PRISM in Region 6 qualifies in AFMA R&D Papers Award

With the paper entitled, “Mapping and Monitoring of Rice Areas in Western Visayas under Philippine Rice Information System (PRISM) Project”, PRISM in Region 6 was qualified in Agriculture and Fisheries Modernization Act (AFMA) paper awards last October 22, 2017 in … Read More

The project team at PRISM's 2nd National Convention

PRISM holds 2nd National Convention

“Information is an essential part in decision making thus, reliable information system in any organization is necessary to support better planning and management decision making” – Federico E. Laciste Jr., Assistant Secretary for Operations, Department of Agriculture. “Ensuring a smooth … Read More

Basic GIS Training-Workshop for DA-RFOs

GIS skills of Philippine agriculture field officers sharpened

LOS BAÑOS, Philippines—The Philippine Rice Information System (PRISM) project is conducting a series of workshops on basic geographic information systems (GIS) for its regional partners. Funded by the Philippine Department of Agriculture (DA), the activity trains field officers and local … Read More


Philippine Rice Information System wins research award

LOS BAÑOS, Philippines – The Philippine Rice Information System (PRISM) has won the 2016 Philippine Agriculture and Resources Research Foundation, Inc. (PARRFI) Research and Development Award. PRISM received  the recognition during the recently concluded Syensaya, a series of activities and events … Read More

PRISM's National Assessment Workshop

PRISM discusses new project protocols

PhilRice, Nueva Ecija– The Philippine Rice Information System held its national assessment workshop on project protocols last April 22-24 at PhilRice, CES, Nueva Ecija. Representatives from DA field offices across 7 regions were present on the said event. The first … Read More

PRISM IT training

PRISM conducts its first IT training

The Philippine Rice Information System held its first Information Technology Workshop last April 21-22 at PhilRice Central Experiment Station in Nueva Ecija. Sixteen IT focal persons from different regions across the country were present in the said event. Day one … Read More

DA Management Committee Meeting

PRISM project presented to DA regional directors

The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) hosted DA’s Management Committee Meeting last April 6, 2015. Regional executive directors as well as undersecretary Emerson Palad graced the event. The seven FSSP projects: Benchmarking, Associated Technologies, Heirloom Rice, Next-Gen, Rice Crop Manager, … Read More

Media engagement workshop by PRISM

IRRI engages media to DA projects on food self sufficiency

The IRRI Communication team organized a one-day media workshop to promote the Department of Agriculture (DA) seven Food Self Sufficiency (FSSP) projects. The workshop was attended by several DA officials led by assistant secretary Edilberto de Luna. Most of the … Read More