Rice, a cereal grain, is the most important staple food in most countries of Southeast Asia, most specially in the Philippines.
What many do not know is it’s one important staple food not only in the region but for a large part of the world’s human population.
Centuries of trade and exportation have made it commonplace in many cultures worldwide. It is the grain with the second highest worldwide production, after maize or corn which is also cultivated for livestock feed.
Here’s rice or palay harvest time somewhere between Jaro and Sta. Fe, Leyte.
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