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GIS Maps and data of Rice area Nation Wide & Cordillera Region

Requested from PhilRice by A. Dimabuyu at 01:12 PM on Jan 30, 2023.
Purpose: Research for Thesis
Date of Coverage: 01/29/1980 - 01/29/2023
Tracking no: #PhilRice-044081468829

Dimabuyu 01:12 PM, Jan 30, 2023

Hello! I am an architecture graduate student from University of Toronto in Canada. I would like to request the following GIS-Based Maps (if available) covering the Nation as a whole as well as the Cordillera Region. Also if available, I would like to request the data from the earliest possible data to the latest data entered! 

1. Rice Production Area
2. Planting Dates
3. Yield Estimates
4. Annual Rice Production
5. Percentages of Irrigated Production vs Terraced Production 

Thank you in advance.

MIRANDA 05:38 PM, Jan 30, 2023

January 30, 2023

Dear Averill,

Thank you for your request dated Jan 30, 2023 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for GIS Maps and data of Rice area Nation Wide & Cordillera Region.

We received your request on Jan 30, 2023 and will respond on or before Feb 20, 2023 01:12:52 PM, in accordance with the Executive Order's implementing rules and regulations.

Should you have any questions regarding your request, kindly contact me using the reply function on the eFOI portal at, for request with ticket number #PhilRice-044081468829.

Thank you.


FOI Officer

PhilRice 01:07 PM, Feb 02, 2023

Dear Mr. Dimabuyu,

We wish to inform you that our concerned PRISM office sent a separate email to you requesting you to accomplish the following documents as part and additional requirements in requesting data:
1. A request letter addressed to our Project Leader, Dr. Eduardo Jimmy P. Quilang, attention to our Unit Head, Mr. Jovino L. De Dios for their reference and approval, kindly affixed your signature and noted by your professor/adviser/dean with the Official Logo of your school;
2.  Abstract of your study;
3. Photocopy of your school ID and ID of your Thesis Adviser or Dean of College and his/her contact number;
4.   Your contact number, and
5.  School registration.

You can send the scanned request letter and other requirements to email address: and copy furnished our Records Section at

Please feel free to coordinate with us if you have any questions or concerns.

Thank you and keep safe.

Very truly yours,

PhilRice FOI DM
PhilRice FOI RO

PhilRice 05:00 PM, Feb 23, 2023

February 23, 2023

Dear Averill Dimabuyu,


Thank you for your request dated Jan 30, 2023 01:12:52 PM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your Request

You asked for GIS Maps and data of Rice area Nation Wide & Cordillera Region.

Response to Request

Your FOI request is approved. Our PRISM office ha already coordinated with you directly in assisting your request. 

Your right to request a review

If you are unhappy with this response to your FOI request, you may ask us to carry out an internal review of the response by writing to Guadalupe C. Miranda with email address: . Your review request should explain why you are dissatisfied with this response, and should be made within 15 calendar days from the date when you received this letter. We will complete the review and tell you the result within 30 calendar days from the date when we receive your review request.

If you are not satisfied with the result of the review, you then have the right to appeal to the Office of the President under Administrative Order No. 22 (s. 2011).

Thank you.


FOI Decision Maker PhilRice
FOI Receiving Officer

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