(Photo: IRRI) The international conference helped forge alliances and joint ventures with Indian agrofood sector, cooperatives, and new entrepreneurs. The...

(Photo: The Rice Trader) The 3rd World Rice Conference India’s export machine emerged as the talk of the town in Ho Chi Minh City during The Rice Trader’s...

Rice market in Bangkok, Thailand (Photo: IRRI) According to recent estimates by the United Nations, the world population will reach 7 billion in October...

A shipment of rice from Vietnam gets unloaded in Manila, Philippines. (Photo: IRRI) World population is projected to reach 7 billion by the end of this...

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....

(Photo: IRRI) Global food prices are on the rise again. In January, the food price index exceeded the level witnessed during the peak of the 2008 food...

A lowland rice farmer from Savannakhet Province in Laos threshing rice after the harvest. (Photo: Danielle Marichal)  The global rice market is on the...

Farmers tending their rice fields in Cambodia. (Photo: IRRI) The Asia Society and the International Rice Research Institute task force report, Never an...

The 2008 rice crisis seems to be a distant memory now, with rice prices slipping back to the precrisis level. In the last few months, global rice prices...

(Photos: IRRI) The first World Rice Conference organized by The Rice Trader in Mactan, Cebu, Philippines,  on 27-29 October 2009 featured extensive...