An assessment of preferences of urban consumers in India and Bangladesh
Fertile inland valleys can play a vital role in Africa's future food security
Remote sensing or satellite image interpretation is a promising alternative in getting information on where and how much rice is produced.
Where? When? How much? These are some of the most frequently asked questions about rice cultivation for IRRI's GIS lab team.
SAR sensors can operate regardless of cloud cover and daylight, which guarantees observations of rice crops even during the monsoon season.
International and domestic prices are moving in different directions, thus creating two different effects on farmers and consumers
The Global Rice Science Partnership offers all ASEAN members a comprehensive set of interventions and tools that can help the region attain its rice productivity and quality goals
Rice prices are affected by two forces: politics and nature
IRRI traces the shifts in the rice-growing centers of China and India over time as well as possible future shifts and their implications
Before a new cropping system can be recommended, it is important to determine areas where it could be successful
IRRI simulates the yield gain of C4 rice in South Asia in the years 2035-40
Information on when rice is planted and harvested is important to better assess food security
During the past few decades, Asia has experienced a period of rapid economic growth that benefited many farmers and consumers.
Rice is a staple for the majority of the 1.7 billion South Asian population and a source of livelihood for more than 50 million households.
India and China are new forces to reckon with in the global rice market
Rice is a staple for nearly half of the world’s seven billion people. However, more than 90% of this rice is consumed in Asia, where it is a staple for a majority of the population, including the region’s 560 million hungry people.