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PMDP alumnus Dr. Sailila E. Abdula was awarded as Outstanding Agricultural Researcher during the National Gawad Saka 2016.

Dr. Abdula, Chief Science Research Specialist and Acting Director of the Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) Midsayap branch station in North Cotabato, was designated by the Department of Agriculture to be Acting Executive Director of PhilRice in August, 2016.

His Re-entry Project called “Improvement of Rice-based Farming Technology through the Training of Religious Leaders in Maguindanao, Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM): A Pilot Test of Madrasah sa Basak” was awarded as the Best ReP during the 9th PMDP Graduation Ceremony last January 29, 2016 at the DAP Conference Center in Tagaytay City.