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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...

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. ...