Photo: BRIA The Competitive African Rice Initiative (CARI) and the Bette Rice Initiative Asia (BRIA) held its second cross-continental learning exchange...

Farmers could gain at least 20% higher incomes as a result of lower production costs, increased productivity, and improvements in product safety and quality by...

Thai rice farmers are fortunate to have a head of state who does more than offer symbolic support—His Majesty the King of Thailand is a monarch who genuinely...

H.E. Petipong Pungbun Na Ayudhya, Thailand’s Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives (MOAC), and party visited the International Rice Research...

Global rice prices have been fairly stable since 2012 after a run up in the first half of 2011 in anticipation of the reintroduction of the Thai mortgage...

The Rice Trader’s 4th annual World Rice Conference revealed that the global rice market was hinged on political decisions that would dictate rice exports,...

Mounds of unmilled rice stored in a private warehouse in Thailand. (Photo: IRRI) The global rice market has been in a subdued state since 2010 (Fig....

Wild food plants such as the water lily abound in northeast Thailand. (Photo: Gisella Cruz García)  Rice fields are important for both rice production...

A payloader gathers newly unloaded paddy at a parboiling rice mill in Thailand. (Photo: IRRI) The International Rice Research Institute has had a longstanding...

Mounds of rice at a parboiling rice mill. (Photo: Ariel Javellana) Many of Thailand’s 3.7 million rice farmers are unhappy. As the producers of the...