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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Sep062012

Golden Rice in the news

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New research shows that beta carotene in Golden Rice is as good as beta carotene in oil at providing vitamin A to children.

Sep152011

From the field: Confined field test leads to PhilRice's first Golden Rice harvest

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

Not long ago, I quietly stood at a corner overlooking a small fenced-in area containing our first outdoor experiment, or confined field test, on Golden Rice. I remember feeling a sense of excitement and anticipation as I looked forward to picking mat

May062011

Golden Rice booth to rise at crop science conference

Written by // Aileen Garcia Categories // Golden Rice blog

The Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) and the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) are teaming up to exhibit at the 21st Scientific Conference of the Federation of Crop Science Societies of the Philippines (FCSSP) on May 9-1, 2011.

Apr102011

My first golden harvest: a rice farmer in the Philippines tells his story

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Rice farmer Edwin Paraluman looks forward to his first golden rice harvest.

Feb242012

The Golden Rice FAQ page

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Look here for answers about Golden Rice!

Jun032011

Breeding hardy, high-yielding, and nutritious Golden Rice for Bangladesh

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I grew up in an urban area of Bangladesh. I learned about planting and growing crops, breeding, genetics, and other important agricultural subjects only when I entered the Bangladesh Agricultural University to become a plant breeder.

May062011

Potential benefits of Golden Rice highlighted in recent media articles

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Last month we announced that a new partner has joined our work to further develop and evaluate Golden Rice as a potential tool to reduce vitamin A deficiency.

Apr102011

Golden Rice - an opportunity to help

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

For more than 50 years IRRI has been working to improve the lives of rice farmers and consumers by delivering improved varieties of rice. Golden Rice is an incredible innovation that we are proud to now be working on.

Oct112011

IRRI congratulates Philrice on award

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IRRI congratulas PhilRice for winning the Agriculture and Fishery Modernization Act Best R&D Paper (Gold Award) in the basic research category during the recently held 23rd National Research Symposium.

May312011

Golden Rice showcased at science conference in the Philippines

Written by // Aileen Garcia Categories // Golden Rice blog

PhilRice and IRRI teamed up to exhibit Golden Rice through posters, photos, and video presentation during the FCSSP 21st National Scientific Conference held in Legaspi City in the Philippines from 9-14.

Apr102011

A bowl of rice and vitamin A may change the world for millions of women and children

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Imagine living in Bangladesh and eating little more than a bowl of rice or two each day.

Dec222009

Golden Rice—a potential tool to reduce vitamin A deficiency

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

To help address the devastating impacts of vitamin A deficiency, particularly on the poor in Asia, the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) and its national and international partners are now developing Golden Rice – a new type of rice that contai

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