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A study on the impact of sustainable rice farming on rural women in Myanmar revealed that smallholder families who adopted best management practices experienced remarkable social and cultural changes in their livelihoods through higher yield and income. ...

Increasing cropping intensity in fallow lands could substantially improve food production and enhance the livelihoods of rural communities in Odisha. ...

Rice farmers in Southeast Asia are hesitant to adopt the water-saving technology, alternate wetting and drying (AWD) for fear the practice will lead to...

The cultivation of rice ratoon crops has not gained widespread use because of its typically unpredictable and low yields. New research has shown that,...

A survey of rice farmers in Guangdong Province in China showed perceived positive livelihood changes and increased agronomic performance with reduced fertilizer...

The exploitation of microbes plays an important role in mitigating the effect of environmental stresses and pests and enhancing yields in stress-tolerant...

For many African countries like Burundi, agricultural mechanization can be a transformative tool for achieving food security and economic prosperity. ...

Participants learning the basics of quality rice seed production at a ToT held at IRRI in Odisha. (Photo: IRRI India) . Quality seed is not only the most...

Sustainable Rice Straw Management is an open access book that provides a wide array of options for rice straw management that are potentially more sustainable,...

Promoting the wider use of hydroponics paddy nursery can help Indian rice farmers save significant amounts of water, land, labor, time, and other resources....