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The present trends of demand and supply of rice, in general, revealed that it would be difficult to achieve self-sufficiency in rice production in Nepal at least until the year 2050 under the current rice productivity growth and population growth rate. The improved adoption of technologies and management...

Given the aggravating nature of climate change impacts, rice farming will increasingly rely on improved resilience to climate variability and extremes....

Gender disparity manifests in various ways, one of those being giving women limited access to knowledge and skills development. This is one of the reasons...

The journey of Srimati Gouri Rani Shankar is nothing less than an inspiration for women in general and women in agriculture in particular. She has set...

This volume is a compilation of essays written by top researchers on the topics that Prof. Keijiro Otsuka has been working on in his career. He served...

Although several initiatives to reduce food production deficits and increase net food supply have yielded positive outcomes, it has been argued that food...

A key contribution of this study is the evaluation of consumer rice preferences—segments whose preferences in the context of cultural heritage and colonial...

Vietnam is especially vulnerable to the effect of climate change because of its geography and population demographics. Weather and climate, including rainfall...

Recent studies on yield gap analysis for rice in Southeast Asia revealed different levels of intensification across the main “rice bowls” in...

Providing a relative magnitude of returns to investments is important for donors so that they can see whether payoffs still exist to fund this type of...