Rice Today

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Maps

Mapping and monitoring the rice crop in Vietnam: Experience using RIICE technologies

Remote sensing based Information and Insurance for Crops in emerging Economies (RIICE) has been applied over main rice production areas; the results demonstrate the system can be used in different ecosystems and can be extended at the national level. The information provided by RIICE has been also used for the implementation of a rice insurance scheme at Bao Viet Company for two provinces of the...

Culture

Rice on YouTube: A new rice festival in Mu Cang Chai, Thailand

A new rice festival was held in Mu Cang Chai district in the northern province of Yen Bai on September 25 as part of activities surrounding UNESCO’s recognition of Xoe Thai as an intangible cultural heritage of humanity. It is a folk dance genre practiced by Thai ethnic minority in Son La Province with movements representing human activities performed at religious events and festivals. It is believed...