Participants learning the basics of quality rice seed production at a ToT held at IRRI in Odisha. (Photo: IRRI India) . Quality seed is not only the most...

With the right tools, ordinary people can be extraordinary agents of change. ...

(Photo: NASA, LAADS) Husband and wife Joven and Lydia Ganapin, farmers in a small village in Babatngon, Leyte, Central Philippines, clearly remember the...

(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...

IMPROVED RICE lines ready for transplanting in Peru. (Photo: CIAT) They’re not the biggest rice producers in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). But,...

(Photo: IRRI) There is a clear and present danger that another global food price crisis will emerge sooner rather than later. A key signal is the lackluster...

IRRI staff World Food Prize laureates Hank Beachell, Gurdev Khush, Yuan Long Ping, and Monty Jones have made their marks in staving off hunger by increasing...

You may remember reading an article in the July- September 2012 issue of Rice Today, documenting Uruguay’s rice sector and the impressive gains in productivity...

The wild relatives of rice are repositories of important traits that help breeders improve rice. (Photo: IRRI) Scientists are scouring the deep and “wild”...

In 1982, Dr. César Martínez visited a rained rice-growing area near Tarapoto, in Peru’s upper Amazon Basin. Martínez, then a rice breeder with...