Golden Rice blog

Golden Rice blog
 
Our work to develop and evaluate Golden Rice as a potential new way to reduce vitamin A deficiency involves many people around the world. Here are the latest stories about what we're doing.

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Sep182013

Golden Rice research at IRRI: ethical and approved

Written by // Dr. Robert S. Zeigler Categories // Golden Rice blog

IRRI's director general Bob Zeigler talks about our commitment to the highest standards of ethics and regulatory compliance in our R&D work, including the Golden Rice project, in light of recent questions about research conducted elsewhere.

Aug262013

Visit to vandalized Golden Rice field trial

Written by // Dr. V. Bruce J. Tolentino Categories // Golden Rice blog, Bruce Tolentino's blog

Visit to vandalized Golden Rice field trial IRRI and PhilRice officials visit the Golden Rice field site that was vandalized.

Jul222013

Philippine media visit Golden Rice screenhouse

Categories // Golden Rice blog

Members of the Philippine media visited IRRI’s Golden Rice screenhouse yesterday as part of a day-long event focused on research into nutritious and high-quality rice.

Jun242013

Golden Rice: a social review

Categories // Golden Rice blog

A new article by social researcher Sally Brooks examines Golden Rice.

Feb212013

Clarifying recent news about Golden Rice

Categories // Golden Rice blog

Golden Rice will only be made available broadly to farmers and consumers in the Philippines if it is approved by national regulators and shown to reduce vitamin A deficiency in community conditions. This process may take another two years or more.

Sep182013

Overwhelming support for Golden Rice received

Written by // Dr. Gerard Barry Categories // Golden Rice blog

IRRI's Dr. Gerard Barry thanks everyone who has extended their support to our Golden Rice research.

Aug082013

Golden Rice field trial vandalized

Written by // Sophie Clayton Categories // Golden Rice blog

One of our Golden Rice field trials in the Philippines was vandalized on Thursday, 8 Aug 2013.

Jun262013

Happy Birthday Helen!

Categories // Golden Rice blog

Helen Keller International was founded by Helen Keller to prevent blindness and reduce malnutrition.

Jun052013

Women, health, and Golden Rice

Categories // Golden Rice blog

Vitamin A deficiency is most prevalent among young children and pregnant and lactating women. Find out how Golden Rice may help.

Jan312013

Two seasons of Golden Rice trials in the Philippines concluded

Categories // Golden Rice blog

Here's an update from our partners at the Department of Agriculture - Regional Field Unit 5 on the occasion of the regional launch of the National Year of Rice 2013.

Sep052013

Engaging public and community support for Golden Rice

Written by // Dr. Antonio Alfonso Categories // Golden Rice blog

Dr. Antonio Alfonso describes how the public is engaged with our Golden Rice research and the support we have received.

Aug082013

Let's rally against malnutrition

Written by // Dr. V. Bruce J. Tolentino Categories // Golden Rice blog, Bruce Tolentino's blog

Let's rally against malnutrition It is high time for all to rally against malnutrition. A rally to help people. A rally to help improve the nutrition of all children and mothers.

Jun252013

Philippines issues GM food safety reminder

Categories // Golden Rice blog

The Philippines issues a statement about the safety of GM food in the country.

Apr012013

Meeting global experts on Hidden Hunger at international congress

Categories // Golden Rice blog

IRRI's Dr. Gerard Barry reports back from the recent International Congress on Hidden Hunger, an important gathering of people from around the world working on micronutrient malnutrition.

Oct162012

Multi-location field trials of Golden Rice

Categories // Golden Rice blog

The Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) is now conducting multi-location field trials of Golden Rice in five sites in the Philippines.

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