DA chief hails MASIPAG rice scientist for his contributions to agriculture

Department of Agriculture Secretary Proceso J. Alcala awarded posthumous honors to Perfecto “Ka Pecs” Vicente who recently passed away due to a lingering illness. Secretary Alcala recognized Ka Pecs and his enormous contribution to the collection, improvement and preservation of the country’s traditional varieties of rice, and cites him as the inspiration for the Republic Act 10068, or the Organic Agriculture Act which Alcala authored as a congressman in 2010.

 

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