Rice consumers worldwide can now look forward to eating “green” rice with the launch of an initiative that will set environmentally sustainable and socially responsible rice production management standards.
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Southeast Asian rice farmers are harvesting an extra US$1.46 billion worth of rice a year as a result of rice…
The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) and national rice research institutes in Bangladesh and the Philippines have joined with Helen…
Rice bred to perform well in the toughest conditions where the poorest farmers grow rice is a step away from reaching farmers thanks to a major project led by the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences and the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI).
Singapore could play a leading role in regional food security and help stabilize rice prices if it took up the opportunity to host a rice futures and a spot exchange, which includes the actual buying and selling of rice for immediate delivery.
New Delhi, India – Farmers cultivating rice on 12 million hectares of flood-prone areas in India are planting flood-tolerant rice…
The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) has applauded the Thai Sustainable Planthopper initiative to restrict the use of two types of insecticides that are a major cause of outbreaks of brown planthoppers.
Rice farmers in the Philippines can now get advice via their mobile phone on the optimal timing, amount, and type of fertilizer to apply to their rice crop to maximize production and profit, and reduce waste.
Singapore students will soon have the chance to learn one of the most fundamental and important aspects of living in Asia – how to grow rice.
New York, USA - The number of people suffering from chronic hunger reached a record one billion globally in 2009, with Asia accounting for approximately two-thirds of the world’s hungry.
Los Baños, Philippines – The version of the gene primarily responsible for the aroma in Thai Jasmine rice is found…