International Rice Research Institute

Type: Organization
Name: International Rice Research Institute (IRRI)
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

No to Golden Rice’

The beta carotene-containing Golden Rice, which is being eyed as a global dietary solution for people who suffer from Vitamin A deficiency, is undergoing field testing at the department’s regional field unit in Pili, Camarines Sur as well as in the provinces ... [Published Business World - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

AWD technology saves irrigation water, increases rice output

By Mamun IslamRANGPUR, April 23, 2014 (BSS) - Adoption of the simplest Alternate Drying and Wetting (AWD) irrigation technology can save 30 percent underground water for irrigation to the Boro fields to also enhance rice production for food security.Lifting ... [Published Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Russia postpones planting of GMOs by 3 years

13:54An agriculturist prepares to plant "Golden Rice" seedlings at a laboratory of the International Rice Research Institute in Los Banos, Laguna south of Manila, August 14, 2013. (Reuters / Erik De Castro)Russia will not start certifying GM seeds for ... [Published Russia Today - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 2 reports

PhilRice, IRRI ink pact to protect next-generation rice varieties

LOS BAŇOS, Laguna – Two well-known rice research institutions here marked their partnership for mutual protection of elite breeding lines through a renewed collaborative pact they inked early this month.The Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) ... [Published Business Week Mindanao - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

World’s longest rice experiment seeks answers vs climate change

Clouds hung heavy over the rice fields at the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) in Laguna last April 15, seemingly auguring dark times ahead for the world’s longest-running rice experiment, which turned 52 on that day.“Mukhang uulan,” said ... [Published Eco-Business - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 1 reports

NFA Zamboanga leads regional effort to reduce rice wastage

In the regional group’s first meeting held here, NFA Regional Licensing Officer Silverio Bandiola said it has been observed that in fastfood outlets here, a significant number of customers leave with much unconsumed rice on their plates. “Restaurants ... [Published Business World - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

4/19/2014: CAMPUS: PAU STUDENT GETS INT’L SCHOLARSHIP

LUDHIANA: A doctor of philosophy (PhD) student of the department of plant pathology at Punjab Agricultural University (PAU), Ritu Rani, has been awarded with a scholarship by the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), Manila, Philippines. The. ... [Published Hindustan Times - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

World’s longest rice experiment seeks answers vs. climate change

Clouds hung heavy over the rice fields at the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) in Laguna last April 15, seemingly auguring dark times ahead for the world’s longest-running rice experiment, which turned 52 on that day."Mukhang uulan," said ... [Published GMA News.tv - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

International ag in Brisbane

AN international agricultural consulting conference will be held at The Pavilion, Breakfast Creek, Brisbane on Thursday, May 8.The afternoon event hosted by the Ag Institute Australia Queensland Division has a top line-up of speakers with experience in ... [Published Queensland Country Life - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

The rich diversity of birds in rice field ecosystems

SciDevNet: Rice fields cover 160 million hectares around the world -- an area more than six times the size of the United Kingdom. They are an important ecosystem for various animals, including a number of birds that can be seen at the experimental paddies ... [Published Water Conserve: News - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 2 reports

DA: Mechanization to reduce rice production cost

From the Department of AgricultureAppropriate mechanization and postharvest facilities coupled with a non-restrictive loan program could help decrease the cost of production among rice farmers in the country.“Filipino rice farmers are not yet ready for ... [Published Gov.ph - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Philippine experts divided over climate change action

A farmer sprays pesticide on a rice field in the town of Santa Fe in Leyte province, central Philippines. Photograph: Ted Aljibe/AFP/As governments meet in Berlin, scientists and farmers on the frontline of climate change in the Philippines are at odds ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 08 2014]

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"Adoption of the technology can reduce 5 number of irrigation, save minimum 30 percent underground water, 30 litres diesel and electricity for irrigation in addition to producing 500 kg more Boro rice per hectare uncountable benefits" he said
"Before the project we used pesticides every week, 40 days after sowing we used the pesticide many times," Ray says. "We applied it every week by hand. We would irrigate the fields then spray the pesticide at the base of the plant."
"The main effect that we're facing is the regular weather that a farmer is going to face, and that's temperature, sunshine, etc. What's happening in much of the world is that temperatures are changing. Sunshine is changing" Burech said in a separate interview with the press
"The implications of this are enormous, especially as intensive cropping becomes inevitable when more than half of the world's population—over 3.5bn—people eat rice as their staple food."

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No to Golden Rice’ [Published Business World - Apr 23 2014]
AWD technology saves irrigation water, increase... [Published Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha - Apr 23 2014]
Russia postpones planting of GMOs by 3 years [Published Russia Today - Apr 22 2014]
PhilRice, IRRI ink pact to protect next-generat... [Published Business Week Mindanao - Apr 22 2014]
PH rice production, quality seen to improve [Published Manila Bulletin - Apr 21 2014]
Vietnam uses ecological engineering to save rice [Published Deutsche Welle - Apr 21 2014]
World’s longest rice experiment seeks answers v... [Published Eco-Business - Apr 21 2014]
NFA Zamboanga leads regional effort to reduce r... [Published Business World - Apr 20 2014]
4/19/2014: CAMPUS: PAU STUDENT GETS INT’L SCHOL... [Published Hindustan Times - Apr 19 2014]
Flattering article about marker-assisted breeding [Published AgProfessional - Apr 18 2014]
World’s longest rice experiment seeks answers v... [Published GMA News.tv - Apr 18 2014]
At your kirana shop soon: Zinc-rich rice, wheat [Published Hindu Business Line - Apr 17 2014]
Trait by trait, plant scientists swiftly weed o... [Published Washington Post - Apr 17 2014]
International ag in Brisbane [Published Queensland Country Life - Apr 17 2014]
The rich diversity of birds in rice field ecosy... [Published Water Conserve: News - Apr 16 2014]
ConsumerNet-9 eyes region-wide campaign [Published Sun Star Network - Apr 15 2014]
World’s longest-running rice research project m... [Published Food Navigator - Apr 15 2014]
Global SNP Genotyping and Analysis Market Forec... [Published Individual.com - Apr 14 2014]
Ban would infringe on my rights to farm [Published Medford Mail Tribune - Apr 13 2014]
Filipino rice farmers not ready for ASEAN integ... [Published Kabayan Weekly - Apr 13 2014]
International Rice Congress (IRC) 2014 hosted i... [Published ETurboNews - Apr 13 2014]
Thai Rice Subsidy Program Ends With a Whimper [Published Asia Sentinel - Apr 11 2014]
DA: Mechanization to reduce rice production cost [Published Gov.ph - Apr 11 2014]
Agriculture dep’t touts farm tech, credit help [Published Business World - Apr 10 2014]
Water problems stalk India rice producers [Published Delta Farm Press - Apr 10 2014]
Philippine experts divided over climate change ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 08 2014]
Olam Joins Two UN Sustainability Advisories [Published Asia Pacific Food Industry - Apr 07 2014]
Villarica: The day the Philippines ‘discovered’... [Published Newsbytes Philippines - Apr 05 2014]
Mechanization , loan program could reduce rice ... [Published Philippine Information Agency - Apr 04 2014]
IPCC: Climate change a threat, but also an oppo... [Published GMA News.tv - Apr 03 2014]
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The rich diversity of birds in rice field ecosy... [Published Water Conserve: News - Apr 16 2014]
SciDevNet: Rice fields cover 160 million hectares around the world -- an area more than six times the size of the United Kingdom. They are an important ecosystem for various animals, including a number of birds that can be seen at the experimental paddies ...
Philippines: Yolanda-affected farmers will soon... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 24 2014]
Source: Government of the PhilippinesCountry: Philippines From the Department of Agriculture When Typhoon Yolanda struck Central Philippines three months ago, palay farmers like Ricardo Gula and Wilma Regala of Basey, Samar, lost almost everything they ...
Anti-Biotech Opposition to Golden Rice Has Cost... [Published Hit & Run - Mar 20 2014]
<p><img alt="" height="199" src="http://cloudfront-media.reason.com/mc/_external/2014_03/golden-touch-credit-internatio.jpg?h=199&w=300" title="Golden touch.|||credit: International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) / Foter / CC BY" width="300" style="float: ...
Bitter Harvest — How Anti-Technology Environmen... [Published SeekerBlog - Mar 01 2014]
Robert Zeigler, is head of IRRI (International Rice Research Institute), one of the key groups who are carrying forward Norman Borlaug's Green Revolution. Yes, the Golden Rice people. His essay for COSMOS makes me both sad and angry at the same ...
IRRI Releases 44 New Rice Varieties in Africa a... [Published CropBiotech Update - Feb 26 2014]
The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) and its partners released 44 new and improved rice varieties in 2013. These include six improved varieties released in sub-Saharan Africa, nine salt tolerant varieties released in the Philippines, and three ...
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