Bas Bouman's blog - Global Rice Science Partnership

Bas Bouman's blog - Global Rice Science Partnership

Dr. Bas Bouman is the Director of the Global Rice Science Partnership (GRiSP), which is the CGIAR Research Program on Rice.

In his blog, Bas explores topics of interest across rice research and development worldwide and shares his expertise in specific areas of science.

Nov24

GRiSP: Partnerships for success

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GRiSP: Partnerships for success In 2015, the Global Rice Science Partnership (GRiSP) enters its 5th year, and is gearing up to the development of a phase II proposal for 2017 and beyond.

Jun06

GRiSP: Right on target

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GRiSP: Right on target The Global Rice Science Partnership (GRiSP), launched in January 2011 is now half way its first phase.

Apr16

SRI: why the animosity?

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SRI: why the animosity? Why suggest and foster discord when it actually doesn’t exist around SRI - the System of Rice Intensification?

Mar06

Gender and rice research: Why should we take this seriously?

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Gender and rice research: Why should we take this seriously? Usually, special “theme days” in the year pass by me somewhat unnoticed in my busy day-to-day activities.

Nov19

'Talking rice' at the Food Security Summit

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'Talking rice' at the Food Security Summit Dr .Bas Bouman on 'Food Security Summit Asia 2013'

May08

The EU ban on neonicotinoid pesticides and Asian rice fields

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The EU ban on neonicotinoid pesticides and Asian rice fields The European Commission has announced that it will restrict the use of certain pesticides... what does this mean for rice production?

Mar21

Does rice really use too much water?

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Does rice really use too much water? To celebrate World Water Day in 2013, we answer the age-old question—Does rice really use too much water?

Feb25

Spectacular rice yields

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Spectacular rice yields Recent news reports have claimed high yields in India. But what should we make of them?

Jun25

GRiSP shows the value of powerful partnerships

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GRiSP shows the value of powerful partnerships First published on CGIAR, 25 June 2013: GRiSP Director Bas Bouman is interviewed for the CGIAR about the value of rice research partnerships.

Apr30

A Mansholt Plan for Rice

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A Mansholt Plan for Rice In 1968, Sicco Mansholt, the European commissioner for agriculture, sent a memorandum to the Council of Ministers of the European Community concerning agricultural reform.

Mar18

Do we have enough rice?

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Do we have enough rice? In 2008, the international price of rice spiked dramatically in an event called the Rice Price Spike. So where are we now, five years later?

Aug01