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

Rice straw is perceived to have little or no commercial value. But, in Vietnam, where rice straw is turning into a lucrative business, the possibilities...

The rice industry stakeholders in Myanmar continue to develop solutions for sustaining agricultural development, and the continuous support of IRRI and...

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

Easy-to-use technologies are reducing farmers’ fertilizer wastage, production cost, and impact on the environment. ...

Specific fertilizer recommendations in smallholder rice farming systems could increase crop production while reducing pollution and greenhouse gas emissions....

Substituting fertilizer for salt and sand. In Europe, the POLARO is used to spread salt and sand for better road traction. In Asia, this lightweight machine...

(Photo: R Raman, AFRICARICE) About one-third of the food produced in the world never reaches our plates. Not only is this a colossal loss but all the resources...

DR. SAITO’S WORK has led to a refocus of upland rice breeding work at AfricaRice, which now includes aus and indica materials. It is difficult for...

(Photo: Gene Hettel) For more than 25 years, Kong Luen “K.L.” Heong worked at the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) as an entomologist,...