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Before modern science, Filipino rice farmers relied on superstitions for bountiful harvests ...

A panicle of traditional basmati (Basmati 370) cultivated in Ranbir Singh Pura and adjoining villages in the Jammu region. (Photo: IRRI) . Aromatic rice...

When David Leprozo, Jr. took up photography as a hobby at 13, he never thought it would lead him to a career of preserving the culture of the Philippine...

Not a meal without 2 scoops of rice. Homage was paid to the staple at the 6th Annual Rice Fest. KITV4’s Yunji de Nies took part in a rice cookoff...

In yet another incredible example of how Beijing is just the perfect melting pot for culture and cuisine, Spanish restaurant Niajo is hosting a collaboration...

In India, rice has been grown since time immemorial. Here, the rice grain has always been considered sacred. The spirit of the Divine is believed to reside...

  Oh! The horrid global warming Life on earth is no more charming All across, there’s climate change Nature spewing forth, all its rage Mother...

Illustrated by Jeehyoung Shim-Chin A long time ago, two brothers together owned a rice field, which was the only inheritance they received from their parents,...

Ritual celebrating the birth of rice (Photo: Hari Krishnan Nair) In Malayalam, the predominant language spoken in the Indian state of Kerala, Regulus,...

Promoting locally produced rice sustains cultivation of the crop, which leads to the country’s economic growth.(Photos: R. Raman, AfricaRice) A celebration...