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We are pleased to announce that the Rice Today editorial board held its first meeting in May this year via conference call and this was hosted by The Rice Trader at its Americas conference in Miami. The board shared some great ideas about making Rice Today even better. We are truly grateful for everyone’s...

(Photo: IRRI) So much has changed since its first publication in 2002, when Rice Today began by featuring research results mostly from the International...

 For several years now, I have been monitoring, with some alarm, the world population clock on the front page of IRRI’s Web site. This clock is forever...

On 31 October, the United Nations estimates that the world’s population will hit 7 billion. For many of us—occupied, most of the time, by the daily...

A farmer from the Cordillera region in the Philippines carefully checks her newly harvested rice—the fruits of her labor. She is one of the many women...

Using a palette of threads, an anonymous artist depicts a Vietnamese woman winnowing rice in this traditional hand-embroidered picture. Hand embroidery...

This reproduction of an oil-on-canvas painting by Filipino artist-photographer Dante Palmes depicts the upland rice harvest near Chiang Mai,Thailand. It...

The combine harvester, an iconic image of farming in progressive countries, is now a normal scene in Cambodia. In his Grain of Truth article, Buresh explains...