Despite the widespread testing and promotion, alternate wetting and drying (AWD) has not been adopted in the entire country. New research investigates...

There are many technologies can reduce water input in irrigation schemes but many other factors come between technologies and the problems that they can...

IRRI and its partners will continue to develop water-saving technologies to improve the livelihoods of rice farmers and their communities, particularly...

Rice-growing countries in Asia are moving toward the development and implementation of concrete mitigation programs to reduce the environmental footprint...

The Loc Troi Group believes that sustainable agricultural practices, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, and mitigating the effects of climate change, are...

The IRRI-developed AWD technology not only saves irrigation water but also helps reduce methane gas emission from rice production. (Photo: IRRI) PHILIPPINES—The...

During his visit to IRRI, Secretary Piñol was interested in bringing advances in rice production developed through IRRI’s research to the farmers “so we can focus on food production and poverty alleviation,” which is a cornerstone of President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration.  “Technologies are useless unless they are in the hands of farmers,” said Secretary...