The Bureau of Agricultural Research (BAR) of the Department of Agriculture is now calling for the submission of scientific papers for the 25th National Research Symposium (NRS) on 16 October 2013. The competition is open to all Filipino scientists and researchers from DA units and agencies, state universities and colleges, and other government institutions under the DA’s National Agriculture and Fisheries R&D System (NaRDSAF) that conduct R&D work in agriculture and fisheries. Entry papers must be based on results of R&D projects/activities completed in the past five years (2008-2013). The culmination of the NRS is the Agriculture and Fisheries Modernization Act (AFMA) Research Paper Award which is awarded to researchers whose works have resulted to new technologies, information, processes, or systems that are beneficial to the agriculture and fisheries sectors. For more information, please download the attached guidelines and entry form.