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Why does the Philippines import rice?

Authors: DCDawe, PFMoya and CBCasiwan

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Description

A perpetual question on the minds of many Filipinos is "Why do we import rice?" This book points to geography—the Philippines imports rice because it is a nation of islands without any major rice deltas like those in Thailand and Vietnam, the world's top two rice exporters. (Excerpt from the IRRI's book description)

Details

  • Year Published: 2006
  • ISBN: 9712202097
  • Pages: 172