August 10, 2015

Ifugao Rice Terraces only 300-400 years old – experts

Banaue Rice Terraces (by Bambie Rosario)
by Mario Casayuran
August 2, 2015

The famed Ifugao Rice Terraces are not 2,000 years old. They are some 300 to 400 years old. This was revealed last week by Sen. Loren Legarda, Chairwoman of the Senate environment and natural resources committee, in a speech at the Science-Policy Forum on the Sustainability of the Rice Terraces Systems (Hani and Ifugao): Building-Learning Alliance at Hotel Jen in Manila. 

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