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Five experts with wide-ranging knowledge—serving as the plenary speakers during the 4th International Rice Congress (IRC2014)—will be flagging cross-cutting issues for discussion among the attending rice scientists and industry players. All will be gathering in Bangkok during the last week of October....

KRISHNA JAGADISH, Impa Somayanda, and their son Kanav prove that rice science and love do mix. Krishna Jagadish and Impa Somayanda were studying at the...

Paris Family She grew up watching a young widow pull life together out of meager means to shelter her seven children. Perhaps this is why Thelma Paris,...

(Photo: Isagani Serrano) Achim Dobermann’s term as head of research at the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) saw a period of constructive...

(Photo: R. Raman, AfricaRice) The rice connection I was born in Saint Louis, which is located in the northwest of Senegal, near the mouth of the Senegal...

PAPA SECK (third from left) has helped smallholder farmers gain access to improved technologies. (Photo: R. Raman, AfricaRice) The winds of change that...

A family portrait of scientists Michael and Septi, taking time off from their rice laboratories with their children Ilham, Irfam, and Atiya. (Photo: Jon...

You may remember reading an article in the July- September 2012 issue of Rice Today, documenting Uruguay’s rice sector and the impressive gains in productivity...

Kamala Gurung (right) solicits women’s views ad preferences with respect to rice grain quality. (Photo: Kamala Gurung) Kamala Gurung was drawn to...

A look at the people behind Feathers in the fields: The birds of IRRI Tirso Paris, Jr. got into bird photography about 3 years ago when he upgraded from...