A study on the impact of sustainable rice farming on rural women in Myanmar revealed that smallholder families who adopted best management practices experienced...

There are several reasons for low varietal replacement rates. These include the lack of extension services and access to newly developed high-yielding,...

The most significant achievement of the year was the thorough testing and the eventual naming of a rice variety by the Institute. From mid-1965 through...

One of the important achievements of the year was the identification of certain selections from the Institute’s breeding program which were sufficiently...

The Institute inaugurated in midyear a program to train a limited num­ber of rice production specialists and to assist Philippine government agen­cies...

The international program of the Institute has, as its main objective, the dissemination of ideas and materials. The research scholars in training at the...

The overall research program of the Institute is oriented toward both basic and applied research. It is concerned with understanding rice as a living organism...

“Our vision is to be the center of excellence for rice breeding in the world. We want the world to look up to IRRI for what we create, offer, and...

The development of inexpensive natural hydrogel technology has encouraged rice farmers in northwestern India to consider doing more direct seeding of rice...

A former agronomist at the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) looks back at his long and productive career. (Photos by Isagani Serrano, IRRI)...