The most outstanding rice breeder in Brazilian history started a new era of rice cultivars and leaves behind a legacy that transcends boundaries. ...

The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) brought insecurity to the doorsteps of Mexican farmers. Flooding the market with U.S. rice, it drove more...

The big data approach helps optimize rice production and seeks to improve decision-making in agriculture by analyzing large amounts of information from...

Dr. Pulver is a scientist with a global mission:  improve farmers’ lives by raising crop yields. His accomplishments range from increasing Peru’s...

(Photo: Adriana Varón Molina) There is one occasion that Brazilian farmer Geovano Parcianello never misses. Every year, he travels 503 kilometers from...

The past 40 years have seen major advances in rice improvement for the unique and diverse growing conditions of Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC)....

Patricia Guzman (left) and Salome Tupa on the promise of women’s hard-won leadership in a traditionally male-dominated rice sector. (Photo: Nathan...

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: FLAR) Masato de arroz or fresh rice beverage is a creamy, refreshing beverage enjoyed throughout Latin America. The drink originated on the eastern...

Erratic weather troubles U.S. production.(Photo: The Rice Trader) In 2010, the 4th The Rice Trader (TRT) Rice Americas Conference covered Brazil’s poor...