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Malnutrition is linked with heavy dependence on monotonous cereal staples without much dietary diversification or nutrient supplementation. Even though significant efforts have been made over the last six decades to improve production and productivity in most food crops, it lacked associated nutritional improvement....

Many believe that the rice-producing sector of Sri Lanka requires urgent transformation. The adoption of emerging technological innovations has the potential...

After understanding the dismal situation of the paddy farmers, a plan was drawn to revive the community’s agriculture from the ground up, generate...

IRRI is establishing a rice learning center in Los Baños, Philippines. In this center, the different rice-growing ecosystems, their history, their potential...

The annual report for IRRI 1992-1993 highlights some of the accomplishments in research and international services to improve the well-being of present...

Independent studies have consistently confirmed that the internal rates of return from international rice research for the last 30 years can reach at least...

IRRI research focuses on ways to increase rice production, for the next decade and into the 21st century. Our new program structure and work plan, developed...

In 1988, we addressed ourselves to developing a vision of the future, to better anticipate tomorrow’s problems, and to define our search for innovative...

We recognize the increases in rice production that are needed in the next 10 years, and beyond. The challenge is to defend earlier gains as we strive for...

We place major emphasis on fostering the expansion of a global family of research institutes and scientists dedicated to improving the productivity, profitability,...