Rice straw is perceived to have little or no commercial value. But, in Vietnam, where rice straw is turning into a lucrative business, the possibilities...

Photo: BRIA To contribute to government policies for improving the rice sector in Vietnam, the Better Rice Initiative Asia (BRIA) has developed and submitted...

Photo: BRIA Thailand is ranked as the world’s fifth largest rice producer. So, rice production significantly contributes to the Thai economy. However,...

The Loc Troi Group believes that sustainable agricultural practices, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, and mitigating the effects of climate change, are...

“Global warming is real and it will reduce rice productivity,” stressed Dr. Tolentino during his presentation. “Vietnam should improve the quality...

Participants from Cambodia and the Philippines study a technology developed by Can Tho University for using rice straw as a growing medium for mushroom....

Scientists are breeding rice varieties with submergence tolerance and stagnant flooding tolerance to help boost Vietnam’s competitive advantage in rice...

(Photo: IRRI) The ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has submitted a plan to the government that seeks to develop a Vietnamese rice brand name...

The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD) in Bac Lieu, and Can Tho University inaugurated...

IRRI Director General Bob Zeigler speaks in Vietnam Hanoi—Vietnam’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) this week put its full...