- Written by Denice Joelle Benosa
- Published: 22 November 2019
Each day the event had more than 1,000 participants composed of farmers, LGU staff, students, and other rice industry stakeholders. Photo by Michael John Galivo.
Oriental Mindoro has always been in the top 20 rice-producing provinces in the country, while the City of Calapan, it's capital town, has been recognized as among the outstanding cities in the Rice Achievers Awards this 2018 because of its significant contribution to the country’s rice production.
As such, the Department of Agriculture (DA) and the Rice Productivity Advocacy, Inc. (Rice Board) chose the province, particularly Calapan City, to conduct this season’s 9th National Rice Technology Forum (NRTF).