The 2007-08 rice price spike seems like a distant dream now considering the calmness in the rice market in the past few years despite El Niño and other...

A Filipino woman collects subsidized rice at a market in Quezon City, Manila. High prices have hit the urban poor, many of whom spend a large proportion...

Like a roller-coaster, rice prices in the volatile global market can move up and down in a matter of weeks. But, runaway prices, like those that fueled...

Changes at the consumer level, labor shortages, and rising wage rates are expected to shape rice production in a farmer’s field. Small farmers will...

Senegal’s dependence on imported rice is not only about preference toward a more convenient food. It is also about the neglect of domestic food production,...

The extent of rainfall disruption in El Niño watch countries—India, Indonesia, and the Philippines—could affect the rice market in late 2015 as Thai...

A SHIPMENT of rice in a warehouse in Manila, Philippines (Photo: IRRI) Historically, a small amount of rice is traded globally compared with other crops...

The global rice market is driven by factors that may radically change how rice is traded in the future. (Photo: IRRI) What is the true price of rice?...

Rice Today has come a long way since its first issue in 2002, when its editorial contents were almost all coming from the International Rice Research...

(Photo: IRRI) The global rice market has been quite uneventful in the past several months. The news of possible monsoon failure in India and Southeast...