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The 16-year partnership between the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) and the Rural Development Administration (RDA) of South Korea has made a real-world impact through the transfer of knowledge and skills. One of the farmers Ms. Jayaweera worked with, E.W.Chaminda Ekanayaka, as he uses new machinery...

The rice varietal cafeteria provides a space where farmers and other stakeholders interact, discuss, give feedback, learn, and decide on their varietal...

Different extension approaches have been used to bridge the knowledge gap between researchers and farmers. A mix of different channels and modes works...

“My role at IRRI is to think about the bridge from research to development and taking the robust science that IRRI is well known for and making sure...

Dr. McCouch (shown here with laboratory technician Marifa Lanuang Corral using liquid nitrogen to harvest tissue from IRRI field plot–grown rice plants...

Soil has an immense potential in reducing the concentration of greenhouse gas in the atmosphere by storing it. IRRI-OUAT collaborative project on climate-smart...

A former agronomist at the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) looks back at his long and productive career. (Photos by Isagani Serrano, IRRI)...

Inland valleys are increasingly being considered as Africa’s future food baskets and unlocking their vast potential through ecological management could...

The adoption of stress-tolerant rice varieties in 22 districts in Nepal is leading the way to sustainable rice production and food security in the country....

Rice straw is perceived to have little or no commercial value. But, in Vietnam, where rice straw is turning into a lucrative business, the possibilities...