has distributed the climate-smart rice varieties to about 10 million of the poorest and most disadvantaged rice farmers in various countries in South Asia under Stress-Tolerant Rice for Africa and South Asia (STRASA) project promoted by IRRI
and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) responded to this need with the recently launched program.
We have developed flood-tolerant varieties that have already been released in the Philippines and Bangladesh, and farmers are very happy with the yield and the quality," he said, adding that IRRI
remained confident of developing more climate change-ready varieties.
officials led by its director general Robert Zeigler met government officials, private investors and bankers in Riyadh to discuss possibilities of future cooperation on March 7 and 8.
If this trend isn't reversed soon, future rice supplies will tighten and prices will rise," said Achim Dobermann, IRRI
deputy director general for research.
(1985) Tillage and management of soil physical conditions.
Nesbitt began an urgent rice-production program using Cambodian seed collected before the war and stored in the IRRI
germplasm bank in the Philippines.
, CIMMYT is working to alter the architecture of plants.
Since it is the case here, therefore, according to the magnitudes for Basmati and IRRI
Rice, foreign exchange earnings foregone as a proportion of nonintervention earnings are on average 27 percent and 13 percent respectively.
With more than 1,300 staff, IRRI
has headquarters in the Philippines, offices across 16 other countries in Asia and Africa, and partnerships worldwide.
The SRP Standard and Indicators will be field-tested and validated by national government agencies, research institutes and private companies in a multi-location farm trial to be coordinated by the SRP and IRRI
said given the frequent rainfall in the Philippines, Submarino rice is suitable in most parts of the country because it can "survive floods if they occur before flowering.