Farmers transplanting rice in Cambodia. (Photo: IRRI) Recently, quite a number of stories have been in the media about what has been called a “novel...

(Photo: NASA/JPL-Caltech/2MASS/SSI/University of Wisconsin) In southern Travancore, Kerala State in India, many ancestral homes are located close to large...

A repository of “best practice” information about rice farming, the Rice Knowledge Bank delivers research solutions to extension workers and farmers...

  Flooded rice fields, like this one at the International Rice Research Institute in the Philippines, release significant amounts of the greenhouse...

In many developing countries, women are the primary managers and users of natural resources. Poor rural women play important roles in rice-based farming...

Direct-Seeded rice (right) matures 3–4 weeks earlier than transplanted rice (left), and so is more likely to avoid damaging early-season drought and...

FARMERS at Tarlac, Philippines, give feedback to researchers on new IRRI aerobic rice varieties in 2003. IRRI screens thousands of potential aerobic rice...

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