With increasing human population and decreasing agricultural land area, there is worldwide pressure to increase food production in remaining agricultural land.
India has come a long way in the past 5 decades from a country with a severe food deficit to being a major grain exporter
The IRRI-India partnership has been an outstanding exercise in promoting collaboration, which advances global rice science and development and India’s rice production
Many Asian countries are likely to simultaneously export and import different types of rice as consumers diversify their diet and create demand for different types of rice.
In Asia, women are an indispensable part of rice farming. Their roles are somewhat dictated by farming practices and sociocultural norms across countries.
Rice is the most important staple food for more than half the planet’s population, particularly for the poor of Asia.
Rice Today has evolved along with rice science
Robert Zeigler, IRRI's director general, reflects on the Green Revolution and fears that anti- technology zealots may steal the food from the mouths of future generations
The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations has declared 2014 as the International Year of Family Farming.
Odisha farmers embraced flood-tolerant rice not only as food on their table but as a worthy offering to Lakshmi, their goddess.
The Indian Council of Agricultural Research and the International Rice Research Institute observe 50 years of successful rice research in India
As documented in this issue of Rice Today, India and IRRI have had a very successful relationship over the decades
Rice Today continues to survey the near and far horizons of the rice world and report the latest
In 2015, the Global Rice Science Partnership (GRiSP) enters its fifth year, and it is gearing up to develop a phase II proposal for 2017 and beyond.
From the editor’s desk
In September 2013, India’s parliament passes the world’s largest subsidized food program
Groundbreakers and pioneers, heroes and underdogs, hellos and goodbyes
Why are some countries in Southeast Asia self-sufficient in rice but others not?
Today, the world’s population is growing faster than ever before and humankind faces an enormous task of producing enough food for all.