August 1st, 2016

chineseHer Excellency Ma Keqing, Chinese Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China, visits PhilRice, with First Secretary Qui Zhijun and eight other Chinese delegates. The purpose of the Ambassador’s tour around parts of Munoz Science Community was to meet Chinese experts at the Phil-Sino Center for Agricultural Technology (PhilSCAT) and at the Philippine Rice Research Institute as its affiliate in rice research.

Among the projects successfully collaborated between PhilSCAT and PhilRice in the past are the 1) PhilSCAT membership into the Open Academy for Agriculture in 2004, and 2) Development of hybrid varieties in 2011.

*This news article was written and posted at PhilRice website on September 27, 2012.

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