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Big or small, modest or grand, innovations are helping IRRI and its partners move forward their mission to end hunger and poverty. ...

Today’s challenges facing scientists are greater than they were 50 years ago. Fortunately, available scientific tools and on-farm technologies are far...

How can we boost production on existing rice lands, protect the environment, mitigate climate change impacts, and safeguard smallholder livelihoods all...

Rice plays a crucial role in realizing the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goal to end hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition,...

The 2007-08 rice price spike seems like a distant dream now considering the calmness in the rice market in the past few years despite El Niño and other...

Smallholder rice farmers are finding strength in numbers through a scheme that helps them lower their production costs and increases their productivity....

It was 50 years ago this 28 November that the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) released a rice variety, under the nondescript name IR8. However,...

With retirement looming after more than 22 years at the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), this is my last issue of Rice Today as editor-in-chief....

Our journey is not just a challenge of technology—it is a journey of humanity. For a science organization, our mandate comes close to being a sacred...

Rice Today has indeed evolved from an IRRI-centric magazine into a truly global magazine—as the official publication of the Global Rice Science Partnership. Part...