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A quantitative trait locus, or QTL, is an incredibly small section of the DNA that, in the hands of critical-thinking scientists, has the potential to change the world. ...

With no advanced education, Khushi Ram Mishra and Lok Nath Devkota have become successful seed producer farmers in Nepal. Their success stories are still...

A dynamic research leader, a well-respected rice agronomist, a mentor to young scientists, a widely published author, and a loving family man, Marco Wopereis...

Photos: Gene Hettel Glenn Denning, a professor of Professional Practice at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, directs...

Interviewer’s note: In observing IRRI Director General Robert S. Zeigler’s last week at the Institute (6-12 December 2015) before retirement,...

Neneng Wadingan once left her hometown to seek greener pastures abroad, a dream shared by many Filipinos. But she found her true calling and economic...

Dr. Robert S.”Bob” Zeigler is an internationally respected plant pathologist with more than 30 years of experience in agricultural research...

A lifelong interest in Asia has propelled a business model and value chain specialist for the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) into a meaningful...

Getting their feet wet in rice paddies, three Asia Rice Foundation USA (ARFUSA) grant winners and other scholars learn how rice is connected to the international...

Dr. Pulver is a scientist with a global mission:  improve farmers’ lives by raising crop yields. His accomplishments range from increasing Peru’s...