Natural Science > Biology > TS-2015-14


Research Title Documentation and Assessment of Organic Rice Farming in Selected Indigenous Communities in the Philippines: Focus on Women's Knowledge and Practice
Research Personnel Leader:
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Dr. Helen Dayo

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2015

Research Location UPLB
Research Description Consideration of gender and the need to understand the elements of organic agriculture practices in indigenous communities is a fundamental component of the research. The efforts of many organic movements worldwide has led to setting up of international standards by which certification organizations may evaluate agricultural products as organic, following a set of standards defined therein. The purpose of the study is to identify a set of basic elements that will characterize traditional farming practices of the indigenous groups to be studied. These elements will be specified, in accordance with the official definition of organic agriculture under the Organic Agriculture Act of the Philippines and from other international organic agriculture movements.
Research Objectives
Research Beneficiary(ies) Indigenous communities, policy makers
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UPLB


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2015
₱1,018,386.21
Code TS-2015-14
KRA Code Poverty reduction and empowerment of the poor and the vulnerable
Priority Thrust DOST
R&D


Sector Natural Sciences
Actual Sector Plant Science
Related sectors Food Technology, Agriculture, Social Work
Entry revision: January 2021