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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 its kind in the rice granary region of the Philippines. His story outlines the next steps that optimize partnership and active engagement of key players to...

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...

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...

“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...

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

The Lee Foundation Rice Scholarship Program offers South and Southeast Asians in the early stages of their careers a unique opportunity to acquire an...

Noel Magor, Nollie Vera Cruz, Roland Buresh, and J.K. Ladha boxed their papers and passed the baton on to their successors in 2017. These Pioneer Interviews...

It is time for farmers to take the lead in telling their stories and conceptualizing ways to connect their fellow farmers with effective technologies. ...

Innovation lies at the heart of the new strategic plan of the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI). It is a building block for attracting long-term...