Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/GE-Rice-Action-at-IRRI-in-Philippines-27MZIFLMT6JY.htmlConceptually similarGE Rice Action at IRRI in PhilippinesGP020UUCompleted★★★★GE Rice Action at IRRI in PhilippinesGP020UTCompleted★★★★GE Rice Action at IRRI in PhilippinesGP020UWCompleted★★★★Farmers Pounding Rice in the PhilippinesGP0STOAEPCompleted★★★★Puso Rice at Sinulog Festival in Cebu CityGP0STOAEUCompleted★★★★★★Organic Rice Dinner in ManilaGP01LM6Completed★★★★★★Green Moms GM Protest in Quezon CityGP04LY9Completed★★★★Portrait of Farmer Margie LacanilaoGP0STOA5UCompleted★★★★GMO Rice Stalks Action in PhilippinesGP01IN9Completed★★★★View AllGP020UVGE Rice Action at IRRI in PhilippinesA security officer covers the photographer's lens while Greenpeace activists install a 'historical' marker in the compound. Greenpeace is protesting at the IRRI (International Rice Research Institute), a Philippine-based rice research center to demand that they abandon the development of genetically-engineered (GE) rice varieties.Locations:Laguna de Bay-Philippines-Southeast AsiaDate:14 Apr, 2010Credit:© Veejay Villafranca / GreenpeaceMaximum size:3600px X 2400pxKeywords:Actions and protests-Direct communications-East Asian ethnicities-Genetic engineering-Greenpeace activists-KWCI (GPI)-Props-Rice-Rice is Life (campaign title)-SAGE (campaign title)-Security staffShoot:GE Rice Action at IRRI in PhilippinesGreenpeace protests at the IRRI (International Rice Research Institute), a Philippine-based rice research center. Greenpeace is demanding that they abandon the development of genetically-engineered (GE) rice varieties. IRRI is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the adoption of its bylaws. Greenpeace is also reminding the rice center that its mission "to reduce poverty and hunger, improve the health of rice farmers and consumers and ensure that rice production is environmentally sustainable" can never be achieved through GE rice.