"IRRI has been a key player in the genomics revolution in rice— making key investments to leverage new knowledge and technology to accelerate progress in research and breeding."
To help kick off National Nutrition Month in the Philippines, Rice Today focuses on rice nutrition and quality.
The importance of rice is not limited to its economic and nutritional value.
There was a time in recent years when it was apparent that an agronomist was a threatened species.
Rice farmers in India, Bangladesh, and Nepal will have faster access to newly developed high-yielding climate-smart varieties
Renowned Indian rice scientists and administrators provide recollections and testimonials espousing the exceptional partnership between India and IRRI
Planting flowering vegetable plants within a rice landscape offers farmers an environment-friendly way of controlling pests and diseases while improving their food security
A development economist calls for a strategic approach for Japan’s official development assistance, with emphasis on developing human capital
Transforming from research-driven to product-oriented breeding processes
We cannot count on just a few heroic rice scientists to save the day; we need a legion of heroic scientists—all working together
Consumers need not change their rice-eating habits based on any known risks from toxic elements.
This issue of Rice Today is for the birds featuring some of the species found in and around IRRI headquarters in the Philippines.
In this year’s first issue, Rice Today continues to bring together informative and inspiring stories that show the world of rice.
In India, rice has been grown since time immemorial has always been considered sacred
A weather-rice-nutrient decision support app is helping farmers ensure yield in rainfed areas
A family of farmers bounces back from a disaster by growing a high-yielding rice variety and vegetables
The Cordillera heirloom rice from the Philippines has palates half-way around the globe coming back for more
Aside from receiving seeds of climate-smart rice, farmers in a flood-prone village in India also learn how to grow them properly and maximize their potential yield
An experiment that has been going on for more than half a century could hold a solution to a nagging concern of feeding an ever-increasing population with shrinking resources