Myanmar president at IRRI to push for stronger research ties
"I came here as president, and as a farmer." With these words, His Excellency President U Thein Sein of the…
Gene discovery leads way to more rice
Scientists from Japan and IRRI have discovered a rice gene that could increase production by 13–36%.
Satellite images map rice damage from typhoon
Satellite images showing flooded rice farms and buildings that were damaged by Typhoon Haiyan (local name Yolanda) in the northeastern…
Golden Rice: using agricultural biotechnology for nutrition
This week the Philippines celebrates National Biotechnology Week to recognize the role of biotechnology in farm productivity and its potential to make rice more nutritious.
Breaking the barriers: from housewives to breadwinners
Three women in India are taking up new challenges beyond their traditional roles
Cameroon: Central Africa’s potential rice granary
Cameroon may soon gain fame as a rising star in rice production