RICE, Inc. is a non-stock (non-profit) corporation registered in the Philippines with a mission to preserve heirloom rice and the culture of community rice production that surrounds it. RICE Inc.’s name says it all:
*Build strong farmer group cooperatives.
*Re-energize support for the terraces.
*Build on traditional agricultural techniques.
*Support traditional knowledge in terrace farming and rice cultivation.
*Build a pan-Cordilleran federation of rice terrace farmers.
*Promote awareness of the Cordillera’s natural and cultural resources.
*Support farmers to increase production and assure the quality of heirloom
rice for sale in domestic and international markets
*Ensure strong female participation.
*Conduct trainings and workshops that enable farmers to more effectively participate in the economic development of their communities.