The Institute inaugurated in midyear a program to train a limited num­ber of rice production specialists and to assist Philippine government agen­cies...

Bacterial blight of rice caused by Xanthomonasoryzae pv. oryzae (Xoo) is one of the most destructive diseases that affect rice-growing regions worldwide....

For many African countries like Burundi, agricultural mechanization can be a transformative tool for achieving food security and economic prosperity. ...

The overall research program of the Institute is oriented toward both basic and applied research. It is concerned with understanding rice as a living organism...

Participants during a laser land leveling field exercise at AMTC in Yezin (Photo: IRRI) . “Laser land leveling is not a new technology in Myanmar having...

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...

Promoting the wider use of hydroponics paddy nursery can help Indian rice farmers save significant amounts of water, land, labor, time, and other resources....

The 16-year partnership between the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) and the Rural Development Administration (RDA) of South Korea has made...

Before modern science, Filipino rice farmers relied on superstitions for bountiful harvests ...

The rice varietal cafeteria provides a space where farmers and other stakeholders interact, discuss, give feedback, learn, and decide on their varietal...