A medical doctor who is also a farmer not only adopted the laser land leveling technology but piloted a service provision model for it—a first of...

Despite the widespread testing and promotion, alternate wetting and drying (AWD) has not been adopted in the entire country. New research investigates...

As climate patterns become more unpredictable, rice farmers are relying on a modern way of to forecast the monsoon rains. ...

Growing dry-season crops after rice on hard-setting soils can pose serious challenges to Cambodian farmers seeking to diversify and intensify with greater...

A decade of research demonstrates that “citizen science” has a major role to play in curbing ecosystem threats to the Ganges and Mekong River deltas....

Because of low rainfall and lack of irrigation infrastructure, water management is often not an option for rainfed lowland rice farmers. But, thanks to...

There are many technologies can reduce water input in irrigation schemes but many other factors come between technologies and the problems that they can...

Community coordination to manage sluice gates is an important factor for the intensification of polders. (Photo: IRRI) Sustained economic growth, the quality...

IRRI and its partners will continue to develop water-saving technologies to improve the livelihoods of rice farmers and their communities, particularly...

Do rice plants have a wild adaptive trait that is counterproductive to aerobic cropping systems?  ...