(Photo: IRRI) Vietnam plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from rice cultivation by 14% by 2030, according to the Ministry of Natural Resources and...

A 10-member delegation from Taiwan led by James Chih-I Sha, deputy minister of the Council of Agriculture (COA) of the Republic of China, visited the...

(Photo: Peter Fredenburg)</span Living standards can rise only as workers become steadily more productive. For rice farming, improving productivity...

The system of rice intensification (SRI) was developed in Madagascar 20 years ago by Fr. Henri de Laulanié of the Society of Jesus after 2 decades of working with farmers to raise their rice production without depending on external inputs. Today, SRI is gaining acceptance around the world. Practiced only in Madagascar until 1999, it has since demonstrated its environmentally...