Sixty farmers participated in evaluating new salinity-tolerant rice varieties in a farmer’s field in Meikhtilar District, Mandalay to identify new high-yielding...

The world may be confronted with a global food crisis similar to the 2007-08 crisis as a result of the current El Niño episode. It is imperative that...

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...

The Postharvest Learning Alliance (LA) conducted a second joint meeting to train on 31 farmer-participants rice quality and marketing in Yangon on 13-14...

During the past few decades, Asia has experienced a period of rapid economic growth that benefited many farmers and consumers. In fact, the decline in...

(Photo: ©EIGHTH WONDER, INC.) There once lived two young brothers, Wigan and Kabigat, who lived with their father, Pudol, in Kayng, a prosperous village...

SKULL AND RICE decorate Dia de los Muertos festival in Mexico City. (Photo: Alejandro De la Cruz) Anyone worried about the impacts of trade liberalization...

Illustrated by Hanna Joy Malabanan A long, long time ago, during the Qin Dynasty in China, there was a boy named Hán Xìn (Han-Shin). He was born in a...

(Photo: IRRI) There is a clear and present danger that another global food price crisis will emerge sooner rather than later. A key signal is the lackluster...