International Rice Research Institute

Type: Organization
Name: International Rice Research Institute (IRRI)
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 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 - 2 hours ago]
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 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

ConsumerNet-9 eyes region-wide campaign

THE ConsumerNet-9 is preparing to conduct operation ‘Tamang Timbangan’ in all cities and growth centers in Zamboanga Peninsula region following the successful conduct of the same project and surprise inspection of pre-identified wet markets and supermarkets ... [Published Sun Star Network - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

World’s longest-running rice research project marks 150th harvest

The International Rice Research Institute is marking the 150th harvest of its Long-Term Continuous Cropping Experiment (LTCCE), the world's longest-running rice research project.This living field laboratory offers humanity a firsthand glimpse into the ... [Published Food Navigator - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Ban would infringe on my rights to farm

First, a little background: I am not writing on behalf of the supporters of or detractors from Ballot Measure 51-119. I am writing only on behalf of myself and my wife.We are family farmers in Jackson County and have been on the farm since 1991. We do ... [Published Medford Mail Tribune - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Filipino rice farmers not ready for ASEAN integration

By Ramon S. rodriguezThe Department of Agriculture (DA) has determined that appropriate 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 ... [Published Kabayan Weekly - Apr 13 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]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 2 reports

Philippines: Yolanda-affected farmers will soon reap first crop after typhoon

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 ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 24 2014]

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"What we have here now is a tremendous opportunity in this experiment, where we have records through time, and the opportunities to really see how to sustain this system in a changing climate. So we have now before us, is not only the 50 years of history of sustainability, but the opportunity for this to be a benchmark on sustainability in the future with a changing climate" Burech said. - TJD, GMA News
"We were fortunate that the first scientists of IRRI had the foresight to envision intensive cultivation of rice and initiate the LTCCE in 1962 to test the feasibility and sustainability of intensive rice cultivation with up to three crops per year,” Buresh said."
Rene Jaranilla, another farmer from Luzon, said: "I use only 5-15kg per hectare instead of the whole bag like I used to. It saves seeds and water and it generates employment. More farmers are seeing higher yields; people in my area get 3 tonnes an acre, but I get 6 tonnes by using SRI. Those who are using it are seeing better yields. People think it's something new but when they try it they are convinced."

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NFA Zamboanga leads regional effort to reduce r... [Published Business World - 2 hours ago]
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]
Pilipinas Shell training farm in CamSur showcas... [Published Balita.org - Mar 31 2014]
Lower palay output due to possible El Niño seen [Published Manila Bulletin - Mar 31 2014]
For NFA, import restrictions effectively deter ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Mar 30 2014]
Govt to release 3 new paddy seeds by July [Published Kathmandu Post - Mar 30 2014]
Experts to discuss PHL rice situation [Published CBCP News - Mar 30 2014]
IRRI develops wonder rice dryer [Published Business Mirror - Mar 30 2014]
Solving the energy dilemma [Published Newcastle University - Mar 28 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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