Alaric Santiaguel

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J.K. Ladha, a principal soil scientist and agronomist at the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), is the recipient of the 2015 International Service in Crop Science Award for his outstanding contributions to agronomy. The award is given by the Crop Science Society of America.Dr.  Ladha is a recognized authority in science and technology for food security...

In commemoration of the 117th Philippine Independence Day on 12 June , IRRI’s sectoral organizations AIRESS, AISAS, IFSA and SINOP led a special flag...

Mary Ann Somera, a farmer from Abra, holds a printed version of the RCM recommendation for her rice field that helped her get higher yields last year. Also in photo is Mr. Edwin Joseph Franco, the focal person for Rice Crop Manager in CAR.Results from the use of Rice Crop Manager a decision-making tool for rice farmers, in the mountainous rice paddies of the...

Los Baños, Laguna. The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) highlights the importance of safe, sustainable, and environment-friendly rice production...

Investment Game Application (IGA), a new tablet app, helps farmers in South and Southeast Asia participate in an “investment market” for public rice...

LOS BAÑOS, Laguna - The National Food Authority (NFA) signed earlier today (5 June 2015) a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the International Rice...

Science-based improvements in agricultural technology have been at the forefront of alleviating hunger and poverty. The first Green Revolution that started...

Front row, from left: DAR Director General U Ye Tint Tun, Agriculture and Irrigation Minister U Myint Hlaing, and IRRI Director General Robert...

QUEZON CITY, Philippines – Filipino rice farmers are poised to gain even more from government efforts to help increase rice productivity as Philippine...

Avian enthusiasts are in for a real treat as birds found in the rice fields of the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) are showcased  in...