A recent study concluded that incentivizing farmers in general—and female farmers in particular—can serve as a potential means to adopt agricultural...

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

Sustainable soil management is an integral part of sustainable land management as well as a basis for addressing poverty eradication, agricultural and...

(Photo: China National Hybrid Rice Research & Development Center©) Replacing half of the rice-growing areas in the world with hybrid rice varieties...

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

Climate change-ready rice varieties are a milestone in doubling the income of Indian farmers. ...

Even as we continue to promote farmer education on IPM principles and knowledge, it is important to start paying attention to the amount of investment...

Innovations are occurring in all areas of science and, like the industrial revolution in the early 1800s that saved the world from the fate of the Malthusian...

Water use in rice farming needs to be optimized to improve water availability for urban needs. ...

A new breed of rice is helping Filipino farmers in Bohol cope with seawater encroaching on their paddies. But in the race against climate change impacts...