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After understanding the dismal situation of the paddy farmers, a plan was drawn to revive the community’s agriculture from the ground up, generate additional revenues, and encourage farmers to shift to organic farming. ...

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

The CGIAR study showed striking increases in rice production as a result of the collaboration between IRRI and national agricultural systems. Farmers grow...

The “Plan for IRRI’s Third Decade” was completed during 1982 based on priorities suggested by the Board of Trustees and the Second Quinquennial...

The 10 years of intensive rice research that followed the release of IR8 pointed to those with irrigation—only one in four rice farmers—as...

Facts indicate that farmers prefer varieties with high insect and disease resistance. The Institute’s breeding program is now geared to producing...

The problems affecting the world are becoming more and more complex. Imagine if scientists had “20/20 foresight” and could see into the future with...

Given an opportunity, women could demonstrate their competencies and show they are not second-rate to men. ...

  Wendpayinda Balima., a seeds production and inspection extensionist from Burkina Faso (front) and Kyessoi Djanguenane, a seeds production field...

Like most natural resources, we cannot continue to take soil for granted. It takes thousands of years to create a thin layer of soil and we are losing...