Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Rice Terraces to be declared GMO-Free Zone

The Ifugao Rice Terraces will be declared a genetically-modified organism-free zone on March 17, the environment group Greepeace announced.

The rice terraces, an important center of rice biodiversity in the Philippines and one of the country's most iconic symbols, will be declared a GMO-Free zone by Greenpeace and the provincial government.

The media is invited to cover the event.

For more information:

Contact in Ifugao: Ms Beng Bimohya, +63 906 192 6414
Contact in Manila: Ms AC Dimatatac, +63 917 868 6451

No comments: