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There are several reasons for low varietal replacement rates. These include the lack of extension services and access to newly developed high-yielding, stress-tolerant rice varieties as well as the unavailability of the seed when farmers need them. But rice farmers are open to the new varieties if the constraints...

The journey of tribal farmers in Tamil Nadu, India who escaped the clutches of debt by pursuing a well-coordinated conversion to organic farming ...

The International Rice Genebank at the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) made worldwide headlines when it received permanent funding from the...

The International Rice Research Institute’s new research outcome theme on developing environmentally sustainable solutions for rice systems addresses...

A new approach in showcasing the advantages of stress-tolerant rice varieties is helping convince more farmers to make better choices.  An H2H trial...

Rice production plays a critical role in achieving food self-sufficiency in China where more than 65% of the population eats rice as a staple food. In...

With her crop surviving nearly two weeks of submergence and recovering from an intense flood,  Mrs. Devi had every reason to smile and be proud of her...

The Northwest Focal Area Network (FAN)-Bangladesh was a recipient of the Climate and Clean Air Coalition 2018 award during the Global Climate Summit held...

It is time for farmers to take the lead in telling their stories and conceptualizing ways to connect their fellow farmers with effective technologies. ...

Can agricultural advisory services provide business opportunities for agro-input dealers? ...