Rice Program Focal Person Chona H. Nacalaban gives details on the SEEDEX Program
DA EMPOWERS RICE FARMERS THRU THE SEED EXCHANGE PROGRAM
To help raise small farmers’ productivity and income, the Rice Program of the Department of Agriculture – Regional Field Office 10 conducted a Seminar on Seed Exchange Program (SEEDEX) to rice farmers on November 20-21, 2018 at the Research Complex for Upland Development, Dangcagan, Bukidnon.
Rice Program Focal Person Chona H. Nacalaban said that the project aims to empower rice farmers use high-quality inbred rice seeds in an informal farmer production and exchange system, and enhance access to appropriate inbred rice varieties, and impart advantages of using high-quality inbred rice seeds.
With SEEDEX, it produces high-quality rice seeds that’s available, accessible, and affordable at all times. # (SVA)