Officials of the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) explain to President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. how the institute operates using modern technologies, including large drones to spray fertilizer and pesticides, during his visit to the IRRI headquarters in Los Baños, Laguna on Tuesday (Nov. 29, 2022). Marcos raised the need to adopt “supportive policies” to modernize the rice sector as part of a vibrant agri-food industry in the Philippines. (PNA photo by Rey Baniquet)