A US$12 mill investment in rice research returns more than $70 million in benefits to rice farmers and national economies.
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A US$3 million donation has established the Lee Foundation Rice Scholarship Program to educate and train future rice scientists.
An international research hub has opened in Hanoi, Vietnam to develop climate-smart farming technologies for SE Asia.
Tanzanian farmers can now boost rice production with the release of two new high-yielding varieties.
By planting flowers around their rice paddies, women farmers in Vietnam are saving 42% on insect control costs.
The President of the Philippines visited IRRI to learn about rice research and its impact.
Bangladesh’s rice farmers recovering from Cyclone Mohashe will receive free seed of flood-tolerant rice from IRRI.
Feathers in the Fields: The Birds of IRRI is open at Riceworld Museum at IRRI headquarters in Los Baños, Philippines.
Farmers are set to reclaim salt-ravaged land thanks to a single rice plant born of two unlikely parents that is spawning a new generation of rice that has double the salinity tolerance of other rice.
IRRI and Syngenta have signed a cooperation agreement for the second phase of the Scientific Know-how and Exchange Program.
Dr. J.K. Ladha, an internationally acclaimed scientist and rice research leader, will now represent both India and Nepal, with more…