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A lifelong interest in Asia has propelled a business model and value chain specialist for the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) into a meaningful career as a consultant on food security. He now helps farmers in the developing world devise ways to safeguard their crops after harvest. [su_slider...

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...

In 2001 Dr. Vergara was conferred the title National Scientist for his achievements in rice physiology, and promoting rice science and technology. It was...

  NAAS honors IRRI officials and welcomes them to the Fellowship on 5 June 2015 Robert Zeigler, director general of the International Rice Research...

The future of agriculture lies in the next generation of leaders who will face the tough challenges of poverty and hunger, limited natural resources, and...

DR. RAMAIAH confers with Arnaud Gouda, a research technician in the AfricaRice Biotechnology Laboratory, where they are “mining” for alleles...

(Photos: Gene Hettel) The legendary Ebrahimali Abubacker Siddiq, 78, began his long and enduring rice research career in 1968 as a cytogeneticist at the...

Patricia Guzman (left) and Salome Tupa on the promise of women’s hard-won leadership in a traditionally male-dominated rice sector. (Photo: Nathan...

The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) is recognizing another crop of Outstanding Alumni during an upcoming quadrennial ceremony. They are Amitha...