Southeast Asia is the hub of the world’s rice economy. As a region, it has been a net exporter of rice for most of the past 110 years (the exception...

(Photo: R Raman, AfricaRice) The 3rd Africa Rice Congress, held in Yaoundé, Cameroon, in October 2013, emphasized the need to invest in the modernization...

A GPS-guided field canopy sensor system mounted on a spray boom is used to measure some physical traits of rice plants. (Photo: IRRI) Since the first type...

Farmers holding rice baskets. For the past four decades, the global rice market has been dominated by a few exporters, namely, Thailand, Vietnam, the United...

Promoting locally produced rice sustains cultivation of the crop, which leads to the country’s economic growth.(Photos: R. Raman, AfricaRice) A celebration...

The Rice Trader’s 4th annual World Rice Conference revealed that the global rice market was hinged on political decisions that would dictate rice exports,...

(Photo: The Rice Trader) The 3rd World Rice Conference India’s export machine emerged as the talk of the town in Ho Chi Minh City during The Rice Trader’s...

A NERICA4 seed multiplication field in Namutumba District, eastern Uganda. (Photo: Tareke Berhe, Sasakawa-Global 2000) Compared with other West African...

Lien Dai of the Vietnam Food Association (left) with V. Subramanian. (Photo: The Rice Trader) Sustained price volatility” was the conclusion at the...

Rice is an integral part of life, history, and culture in the Philippines. (Photo: Ariel Javellana, Gene Hettel, and Jose Raymond Panaligan)  The smattering...