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International Rice Research Institute: helps reduce global poverty & hunger by helping farmers grow more rice & keep people & the environment healthy.

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  • Engaging public and community support for Golden Rice

    In the aftermath of the recent vandalism of our Pili site in Camarines Sur by militant activists, I personally received many messages of support from the community ... Read article

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    Sep 6st, 2013
  • Rice science opens doors to IT solutions

    ... Smart Developer Network (Smart DevNet), has been organizing tech events that have given birth to applications with a positive impact on the lives of Filipinos . Read article

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    Aug 30st, 2013
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    afcc.com.sg AFCC Media Mart & Book Fair | AFCC 2014

    Website: www.irri.org Email: f.lilli@irri.org Jn Cooray Publishing House Sdn Bhd JN COORAY PUBLISHING HOUSE founded in 1997, was born of a need to provide quality educational products for schools. With close to 1,000 titles in print since then, the company continues to create original content tha... Read article

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    sites.google.com Training Program - ORYZA

    Register Online: 2. Send an Email: Send your intent to participate in the training workshop to t.li@irri.org ; e.manalo@irri.org ; or l.adriano@irri.org Registration period *Registration is ongoing, and will continue until October 10, 2014 or until all the slots are filled. Cancellation and Subst... Read article

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    link.springer.com Breeding and Transgenic Approaches for Development of Abiotic Stress Tolerance in Rice - Springer

    BCM Genomics 9:118 CrossRef Iftekharuddaula K, Newaz M, Salam M, Ahmed H, Mahbub M, Septiningsih E, Collard B, Sanchez D, Pamplona A, Mackill D (2011) Rapid and high-precision marker assisted backcrossing to introgress the Sub1 QTL into BR11, the rainfed lowland rice mega variety of Bangladesh. E... Read article

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    miraclecello.livejournal.com Wee Steps to Mountain Goathood - GORGEOUS EARTH

    Alimit, Mayoyao, Ifugao Batad, Banaue, Ifugao Amduntog, Asipulo, Ifugao Mayoyao Proper, Ifugao Mompoliyah, Hingyon, Ifugao Happaw, Ducligan, Banaue, Ifugao Pics by Ariel Javellana International Rice Research Institute More of these stunning landscapes at: http://www.irri.org/publications/to … Read article

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    apaari.org CGIAR Contributions to Agricultural Development in Asia : APAARI – Asia Pacific Association of Agricultural Research Institutions

    CGIAR Contributions to Agricultural Development in Asia. Select Examples. Pesticide use cut: Misuse and overuse of insecticide sprays by Asian rice farmers is dangerous to human health and damaging to the environment. IRRI researchers, in partnership with the Vietnamese Department of Plant Protec... Read article

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    wattsupwiththat.com “Climate-Ready” Rice | Watts Up With That?

    GRiSP aims to reduce poverty and hunger, improve human health and nutrition, reduce the environmental footprint and enhance ecosystem resilience of rice production systems through high-quality international rice research, partnership, and leadership. The International Rice Research Institute ( ww... Read article

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    scidev.net Flood-tolerant rice shows improved yields in India - SciDev.Net South Asia

    Although other flood-tolerant rice varieties were developed earlier, Swarna-Sub1 is the first to be released to farmers for cultivation , said Manzoor Dhar, lead author of the study and senior associate scientist at IRRI’s New Delhi unit. Since late 2009, the seed is being provided to randomly-se... Read article

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    csmonitor.com RIICE uses satellite technology, insurances to help rice farmers - CSMonitor.com

    This relieves governments and farmers of some of the inherent agricultural risk. Rice yields are forecast based on information gathered by rice researchers at the IRRI ( International Rice Research Institute ) and experts at Swiss-based partner technology organization sarmap . Read article

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    ricepedia.org White and brown rice - Ricepedia

    Polishing removes roughly 80% of the thiamine from brown rice. Brown rice of 17,587 cultivars in the IRRI germplasm collection averages 9.5% protein content, ranging from 4.3% to 18.2%. Brown rice has a different taste and texture, being generally more nutty and chewy than white rice. Rice varie... Read article

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    ilri.org CRP 2: program news | International Livestock Research Institute

    By linking this yield assessment with a global economic model, the study also determines the impact these technologies will have on food prices, trade and food security. The 11 agricultural technologies are ones that farmers can access today: crop protection, drip irrigation, drought tolerance, h... Read article

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    riice.org RIICE project announcement at the IRRI website – RIICE

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    irri-hr-news.blogspot.com HR News

    IRRI India Office holds training on Gender and Diversity Read article

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    researchsea.com New Knowledge Improves Rice Quality - Could Help Poor Far...

    “It really is a very exciting time to be involved in such research, especially because we can take the new scientific knowledge generated by activities such as the recent sequencing of the rice genome, and use it to improve the lives of the poor by providing either better quality food or increase... Read article

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    eap.einaudi.cornell.edu Rice: Research to Production Course | East Asia Program

    This course, funded with NSF funding from this program, represents the first step in establishing a student-oriented training and shuttle research program between US universities and the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) in the Philippines. The Rice: Research to Production course was s... Read article

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    bioethicsbulletin.org Sovereignty « Berman Institute Bioethics Bulletin

    The golden rice trial was being conducted by the government’s Philippine Rice Research Institute, the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), and other public sector partners—contrary to the activists’ accusations, there is no private corporate involvement. One bright morning this month, 40... Read article

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