Mutual protection of elite breeding lines marked a renewed collaboration between the Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) and the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), signed at the PhilRice headquarters at the Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija, on 3 April 2014.
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The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) is marking the 150th harvest of its Long-Term Continuous Cropping Experiment (LTCCE), the world's longest-running rice research project.
Coinciding with International Women’s Month celebrations, Burundi’s Minister of Agriculture and Livestock, Hon. Ir. Odette Kayitesi, underscored the crucial role of women in farming and the increasing demand for rice in her country during a visit to IRRI recently.
On January 29, IRRI successfully held a unique event entitled Si Manansala at ang Masaganang Ani in commemoration of Vicente Manansala's 104th birth anniversary.
The CGIAR, a global agriculture research partnership, recently announced a milestone in the fight against poverty through food security.
Scientists from Japan and IRRI have discovered a rice gene that could increase production by 13–36%.
A newly designed dryer has the potential to give sun drying a new twist.
In 2013, the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) and its partners released 44 new and improved rice varieties, continuing the decades-long mission of using rice science to reduce hunger. Around half of the current global population—or about 3.5 billion people—relies on rice as a source of sustenance and livelihood.
In commemoration of Manansala’s 104th birthday, art enthusiasts will gather at the IRRI headquarters on 29 January 2014 to celebrate these treasured art pieces during the inaugural event of Si Manansala at ang Masaganang Ani.
"I came here as president, and as a farmer." Words of His Excellency President U Thein Sein of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar.
Launched today in the Philippines, Rice Crop Manager puts the power of technology into action by helping farmers decide how to manage their rice crops better.