BEIJING, China—The Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS) and the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) have agreed to collaborate on scientific research focused on genomics and germplasm enhancement to meet the challenges of global food security.
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PHNOM PENH, Cambodia–The Royal Government of Cambodia and the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) celebrated 30 years of working together to secure the country’s food and grow its rice sector.
ALABANG, Philippines—Cultivating climate-smart rice varieties in unfavorable environments could boost local rice production, says Edilberto de Luna, Philippine agriculture assistant secretary for operations.
MANILA, Philippines—Reliable information based on satellite data and ground observations can help the Philippines prepare for and mitigate the effect of recurring disasters, such as typhoons and El Niño on rice areas in Mindanao.
LOS BAÑOS, Philippines – Their Majesties Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko received an overview of the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) and the institute’s vibrant partnership with Japan during a short visit to the IRRI headquarters on Friday afternoon (29 January).
In the Ceremonial Hall of the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs in Manila, Robert S. Zeigler, director general and chief executive officer of the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), received the Order of Sikatuna, the highest award that the Philippine Government can give to a foreign national.
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia—The Royal Government of Cambodia signed an agreement with the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) to further strengthen the country’s rice sector through research and training.
LOS BAÑOS, Philippines – A new seed laboratory has opened at the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI). It will increase the capacity and speed at which seeds are prepared for entry into the International Rice Genebank, where the germplasm of more than 127,000 rice varieties from around the world are kept for conservation, scientific research, and breeding purposes.
Dhaka, Bangladesh and Los Baños, Philippines – The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) and Advanced Chemical Industries Ltd. (ACI) announced today a partnership to build a state-of-the-art rice breeding program in Bangladesh.
LOS BAÑOS, Philippines – On a hot, breezy afternoon on 21 January 2016, an international gathering of agricultural scientists and development officials dedicated the Lloyd T. Evans Plant Growth Facility (PGF) on the campus of the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI).
The world’s first standard for sustainable rice, which sets new and more efficient standards for rice cultivation, was launched today by the Sustainable Rice Platform (SRP).