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In spite of the significance of women as unpaid labor or as agricultural wage workers in rice production, postharvest, and processing, their contributions are often under-reported and have remained invisible in agricultural statistics.  ...

Rural women in Bangladesh are responsible for most of the hard work in and around the homestead, yet their work is seldom recognized as part of agriculture....

Swarna-Sub1 not only helps farmers in the low-lying areas of South Asia cope with floods. For women farmers, the flood-tolerant rice variety reduces their...

Drought-tolerant rice helps farmers cope in areas that suffer from water scarcity. (Photo: GRiSP) ...

Women seed-producer groups and seed cooperatives in the three districts were established to ensure that seeds of improved rice varieties are widely available....

(Photo: CSISA, TAMIL NADU HUB) In Asia, women are an indispensable part of rice farming. Their roles are somewhat dictated by farming practices and sociocultural...

Burundi’s Minister of Agriculture and Livestock, Hon. Ir. Odette Kayitesi and IRRI Director General, Bob Zeigler Coinciding with International Women’s...

By planting flowers around their rice paddies, women farmers in Vietnam are saving 42% on insect control costs. The women, from Tien Giang Province, participated...

(Photo: Sophie Clayton) Burundi is a small landlocked country in Central Africa.Longstanding tribal conflicts in the country broke out into a civil war...

A Farmer’s wife carrying a tin-can storage for clean seeds. (Photo: Thelma Paris) “Yes!” was the answer of women participants in a leadership...