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PRISM Project participates during the 30th Rice for Development Conference in PhilRice

30th Rice for Development Conference in PhilRice

PRISM project staff presented project outputs and activities through oral and poster presentations during the 30th National Rice R4D Conference held at Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) last September 5-6, 2017. The Department of Agriculture (DA) and its regional offices and attached agencies, local government units, private sector, and international and non-government organizations participated in the event.

PRISM also put an exhibit during the R4D conference to showcase how PRISM works and how it would benefit the people.

Paper presentations during concurrent sessions:

1. Scalable Platform of Interactive web-GIS and online data management in sustainable infrastructure for rice
(Presenter: Michael Barroga)
Authors: AC Arocena Jr, JL de Dios, EJP Quilang, HD Cayaban, MBarroga, CD Diaz, LAI Tamani (PhilRice CES); A Rala, AM Callejo, MAR Gutierrez (IRRI)

2. Weed community and management practices of farmers in irrigated and rainfed lowland rice fields in the Philippines (Presenter: Dindo King Donayre)
Authors: DKM Donayre, EC Martin, GS Arida, LV Marquez, UG Duque, DKR Bumagat, FR Sandoval, BS Punzal (PhilRice CES); NCastilla, J Villa, JB Macasero (IRRI)

Poster presentations:

1. PRISM: A monitoring and information system for rice production as implemented in Bicol and Eastern Visayas
Regions (2nd best poster)
Authors: GB de Mesa, NB Detoito, and JRF Mirandilla (PhilRice Bicol); MRO Mabalay, AC Arocena Jr., HD Cayaban, JL De Dios, and EJP Quilang (PhilRice CES)

2. PRISM survey on the rice varieties grown, fertilizer usage, and yield by rice farmers in the Philippines
Authors: BS Punzal, DKS Bumagat, FR Sandoval, LV Marquez, UG Duque, DKM Donayre, and EC Martin (CES); NP Castilla, JM Villa, and JBM Macasero (IRRI)


By Janica Gan

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