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Is PH rice ready to compete at least regionally?: Rice Science for Decision-Makers

Authors: FHBordey, CCLaunio, JCBeltran, ACLitonjua, RGManalili, ABMataia and PFMoya

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Description

The government can actually ban imports and declare self-sufficiency, but this could trigger an upsurge in rice prices, long queues, and a restive constituency as experienced in the mid-1990s. With an evergrowing demand, rice imports are allowed to stabilize domestic rice prices. Indeed, food security is not just about producing enough supply but also ensuring its affordability to consumers.

Details

  • Year Published: 2015
  • ISBN: 2094-8409
  • Pages: 8