After Golden Rice receives all the required approvals for food, feed, and cultivation and is found to be efficacious, a sustainable delivery program will...

Opportunities exist to improve the nutritional content of rice varieties to solve the micronutrient-deficiency problem affecting more than two billion...

Science-based improvements in agricultural technology have been at the forefront of alleviating hunger and poverty. The first Green Revolution that started...

The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) held an exhibit promoting its ongoing studies on healthier rice at the Diamond Convention of the Nutritionists-Dieticians...

A seed of rice that could transform the developing world saved Asha Ram Pal’s farm in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh in the summer of 2008. Mr. Pal...

“No farmer must be left behind” was the challenge addressed to 1,500 scientists and delegates, hailing from 69 countries, who are here in Bangkok...

THE CORE 3K RGP team at IRRI involves (left vertical row from top) Nickolai N. Alexandrov, Ma. Elizabeth B. Naredo, Maria Socorro R. Almazan , Flora C....

Beta carotene, which the human body converts into Vitamin A, is essential for eye health and the proper functioning of the immune system. It is naturally...

People often argue passionately for or against genetically modified (GM) crops. Rice Today’s aim here is not to take sides in a debate that has often...

(Photo: Hal Harvey) Merle Shepard has been working for 13 years on an unusual “hobby,” as he describes the process. It has been a long time...