More than 10 million certified seeds distributed to 1 million Filipino rice farmers

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At least 1 million farmers from 42 provinces benefited from the Rice Competitive Enhancement Fund (RCEF) Seed Program of the Philippine government.

More than 10 million certified seeds were distributed to the farmers since the implementation of RCEF Seed Program three years ago, according to the Philippine Rice Research Institute.

Rice areas planted with RCEF seeds reach 1.5 million hectares annually.

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