The Farmer Producer Company has ushered in a new era of farming practices with tangible socio-economic benefits and more, especially for the women farmers. ...

Dr. McCouch (shown here with laboratory technician Marifa Lanuang Corral using liquid nitrogen to harvest tissue from IRRI field plot–grown rice plants...

With her crop surviving nearly two weeks of submergence and recovering from an intense flood,  Mrs. Devi had every reason to smile and be proud of her...

Fiona Hay and Maricar Alberto share their scientific journeys, their most significant achievements to date as rice scientists at IRRI, and the challenges...

Across a wide range of cultures, widows and unmarried women often make up the most marginalized group. Despite the loss of her social status and her...

In spite of the significance of women as unpaid labor or as agricultural wage workers in rice production, postharvest, and processing, their contributions...

Rural women in Bangladesh are responsible for most of the hard work in and around the homestead, yet their work is seldom recognized as part of agriculture....

Swarna-Sub1 not only helps farmers in the low-lying areas of South Asia cope with floods. For women farmers, the flood-tolerant rice variety reduces their...

Drought-tolerant rice helps farmers cope in areas that suffer from water scarcity. (Photo: GRiSP) ...

Women seed-producer groups and seed cooperatives in the three districts were established to ensure that seeds of improved rice varieties are widely available....