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Government wants students to learn climate-smart agriculture

The Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) said it recently trained 47 high-school teachers from various schools across the country to teach climate-smart agriculture and rice production to students in the next academic school year.

The attached agency of the Department of Agriculture said the training is part of its efforts to integrate lessons on climate-smart rice agriculture in the curriculum of participating schools. The training was under the PhilRice’s Infomediary Campaign, a youth engagement in agriculture initiative.

“We learned about pest management, Palayamanan Plus and other ways to improve our farming. This training is very useful for our K to 12 curriculum,” Fe de Guzman of the Vicente B. Ylagan National High School in Oriental Mindoro said in a statement.



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