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Colin McEwen Piggin leaves a remarkable legacy of contributions to smallholder farmers and rural communities in developing countries worldwide as well as in his home country of Australia. He conducted groundbreaking work in many areas especially weed science and conservation agriculture. ...

A medical doctor who is also a farmer not only adopted the laser land leveling technology but piloted a service provision model for it—a first of...

As the Heirloom Rice Project concludes its two phases, we review some of the notable accomplishments delivered by the team. ...

It takes a village to raise a child and it took a “village” of experts to develop new machinery designed to raise the efficiency and productivity of...

One of the strategies to encourage farmers to adopt sustainable tools is building linkages between farming communities and the private sector. The IRRI-IPM...

New research reveals the factors that can influence rice farmers in the Mekong Delta in their decision to use sustainable rice straw management practices....

IRRI will continue to be the center of excellence in rice science. We have to continue to play that vital role in the same sense. In the future, we have...

Participants during a laser land leveling field exercise at AMTC in Yezin (Photo: IRRI) . “Laser land leveling is not a new technology in Myanmar having...

The 16-year partnership between the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) and the Rural Development Administration (RDA) of South Korea has made...