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Partnerships between international research organizations and national agricultural research and extension systems (NARES) are crucial in the development and successful adoption of agricultural innovations. In this blog post, the author recounts her humbling experience as she reflects on the hospitality of...

(Photo: IRRI) There is a clear and present danger that another global food price crisis will emerge sooner rather than later. A key signal is the lackluster...

The Thai rice mortgage scheme continues to receive a fair amount of media bashing even after completing its one-year anniversary on 7 October 2012. The...

David Mackill grew up in San Diego, California, in the 1960s and early ‘70s, enjoying the life of a beach bum and surfer on the nearby Pacific coast....