International Rice Research Institute

Type: Organization
Name: International Rice Research Institute (IRRI)
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 2 reports

Remain ready for climate change for future food security: Experts

By Mamun Islam from Los Banos ---Los Banos, PHILIPPINES, Oct 1, 2014 (BSS) - Agriculture officials and experts here today called for remaining ready towards climate change, innovating and adopting effective technologies to keep rice production increasing ... [Published Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha - 16 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

From rice to riches

As the world’s population grows ever larger, scientists are busy analysing staple foods such as rice and wheat to see if yields and disease resistance can be increased to improve food securityHow many more people will there be on Earth by 2050, and how ... [Published Global The International Briefing - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

GMO crops portrayed in the media: Debunking popular myths

© Center for food safetyThe recent article, " Seeds of Doubt ," in the August 25, 2014 issue of The New Yorker by Michael Specter echoes common myths about genetically engineered (GE) crops and omits legitimate scientific critiques of the technology. ... [Published Sott.net - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Unlocking transgenic technology is key to securing global food security: IRRI

WASHINGTON, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- Genetic modification of rice will be a powerful weapon in eradicating hunger and poverty in the developing world -- and can be done safely, the head of the International Rice Research Institute said Thursday.Speaking at a ... [Published UPI - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Are GMOs really behind India's farming success?

No topic seems to inspire more debate than genetically modified organisms.  Should genetic modifications be used to makes crops live longer, resist pests and drought and yield more harvest? Or are GMOs dangerous for the planet and its residents?Player ... [Published Public Radio International - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Philippine farmers reject Golden Rice as a corporate scheme to indebt farmers and destroy food security

by L.J. Devon, Staff Writer(NaturalNews) In the Bicol Region of the Philippines, hundreds of farmers, scientists and consumers are gathering in opposition to the commercialization of Syngenta's GM Golden Rice. Feeling as if their property is being overtaken ... [Published Natural News - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

'Expanded farming of flood tolerant rice for food security stressed'

RANGPUR, Sept 25, 2014 (BSS) - Expanded farming of flood tolerant rice varieties could increase rice production substantially and ensure national food security despite adverse impacts of climate change, speakers said at a workshop on Wednesday aftern ... [Published Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Tackling the “Zero Hunger Challenge” by 2030: A Conversation with Robert Zeigler

Event Information September 25, 2014 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM EDT Saul/Zilkha Rooms Brookings Institution1775 Massachusetts Avenue NWWashington, DC 20036 Register for the Event As the United Nations conceives Sustainable Development Goals to tackle global ... [Published Brookings Latest From Brookings - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Global Rice Market & Trade Summit

| ISAAAThe International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) is organizing the Global Rice Market and Trade Summit, which will be held on October 27-29, 2014 in BITEC, Bangkok, Thailand. The event will gather stakeholders in global rice market and trade industry ... [Published BioPortfolio - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Heralding the dawn of a new era in rice improvement

TRADITIONAL rice varieties encompass a huge range of potentially valuable genes. These can be used to develop superior varieties for farmers to take part in the uphill battle of feeding an ever-increasing world population (estimated to reach 9.6 billion ... [Published Business Mirror - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Workshop on major rice pests and diseases held at PAU

LUDHIANA: A two-day review and planning workshop on 'Major rice pest and diseases in South Asia' under collaborative project 'Stress Tolerant Rice for Africa and South Asia (STRASA)'was held at Punjab Agricultural University (PAU). It was jointly organized ... [Published Times of India - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Tackling the “Zero Hunger Challenge” by 2030: A Conversation with Robert Zeigler

Event Information September 25, 2014 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM EDT Saul/Zilkha Rooms Brookings Institution1775 Massachusetts Avenue NWWashington, DC 20036 As the United Nations conceives Sustainable Development Goals to tackle global problems through 2030, ... [Published Brookings Upcoming Events - Sep 16 2014]

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"Farmers are IRRI's number one client. If, in the end, farmers do not like the output of the institute's research, then there's no point in doing any of it" Tolentino furthered
"...glyphosate is considered to be an herbicide with low risk for weed resistance." It also claimed that several university scientists agreed "that it is highly unlikely that weed resistance to glyphosate will become a problem as a result of the commercialization of glyphosate-tolerant soybeans." 19 Next Generation of GE Crops - Stronger Chemicals
"Whether it's ethical or not, I'm very reluctant to get into that area, he said. "I've been to enough countries, cultures and religions to figure out that is a personal choice.""
..."India produced more rice and wheat, but we increased acreage of rice and wheat," she says. "We have shown that the land and irrigation explain these increases in production. The idea of miracle seeds and chemicals — and now miracle GMOs — is covering up the real roots of the production increases.”"

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19 firms to generate 133 MW [Published Manila Standard Today - 13 hours ago]
Is the Next “Green Revolution” Right Around the... [Published Get the Facts from Farmer Gene - 15 hours ago]
Is the Next “Green Revolution” Right Around the... [Published I Am Biotech - 15 hours ago]
Remain ready for climate change for future food... [Published Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha - 16 hours ago]
One grain at a time [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Oct 01 2014]
From rice to riches [Published Global The International Briefing - Sep 30 2014]
Raising agriculture's IQ in pursuit of a climat... [Published Devex - Sep 29 2014]
GMO crops portrayed in the media: Debunking pop... [Published Sott.net - Sep 28 2014]
Unlocking transgenic technology is key to secur... [Published UPI - Sep 26 2014]
Let's feed 9 billion people together, OK? [Published Devex - Sep 26 2014]
Are GMOs really behind India's farming success? [Published Public Radio International - Sep 25 2014]
Philippine farmers reject Golden Rice as a corp... [Published Natural News - Sep 25 2014]
'Expanded farming of flood tolerant rice for fo... [Published Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha - Sep 25 2014]
Tackling the “Zero Hunger Challenge” by 2030: A... [Published Brookings Latest From Brookings - Sep 25 2014]
Global Rice Market & Trade Summit [Published BioPortfolio - Sep 25 2014]
Global Rice Market & Trade Summit [Published CropBiotech Update - Sep 24 2014]
Transcript: A Monsanto Exec Takes On the GMO De... [Published WNYC - Sep 23 2014]
We didn’t live happily ever after [Published Manila Times - Sep 23 2014]
Heralding the dawn of a new era in rice improve... [Published Business Mirror - Sep 22 2014]
Climate-proofing rice farming in Vietnam’s Meko... [Published CIAT - Sep 22 2014]
Workshop on major rice pests and diseases held ... [Published Times of India - Sep 22 2014]
ASEAN economic integration should be climate-re... [Published Rappler - Sep 22 2014]
Greenpeace: Gov’t not sincere in pushing organi... [Published Sun Star Network - Sep 22 2014]
State Of The Art Solar Bubble Dryer™ Promises T... [Published Stock Nod - Sep 19 2014]
Software app to help farmers in rice production [Published Sun Star Network - Sep 18 2014]
GMO debate grows over golden rice in the Philip... [Published PBS - Sep 18 2014]
US Ambassador naakit sa kultura at tradisyon ng... [Published Ilocos Times - Sep 17 2014]
Seeds of Doubt [Published IntelliBriefs - Sep 17 2014]
Tackling the “Zero Hunger Challenge” by 2030: A... [Published Brookings Upcoming Events - Sep 16 2014]
GMO Golden Rice not so “Golden” After All: Farm... [Published Health Impact News - Sep 16 2014]
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Is the Next “Green Revolution” Right Around the... [Published Get the Facts from Farmer Gene - 15 hours ago]
“Modern supercrops will be a big help. But agriculture can’t be fixed by biotech alone.” National Geographic ’s October issue contains an in-depth article, “The Next Green Revolution” on how plant biotechnology will be one part of a multifaceted solution ...
Is the Next “Green Revolution” Right Around the... [Published I Am Biotech - 15 hours ago]
“Modern supercrops will be a big help. But agriculture can’t be fixed by biotech alone.” National Geographic ’s October issue contains an in-depth article, “The Next Green Revolution” on how plant biotechnology will be one part of a multifaceted solution ...
Tackling the “Zero Hunger Challenge” by 2030: A... [Published Brookings Latest From Brookings - Sep 25 2014]
Event Information September 25, 2014 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM EDT Saul/Zilkha Rooms Brookings Institution1775 Massachusetts Avenue NWWashington, DC 20036 Register for the Event As the United Nations conceives Sustainable Development Goals to tackle global ...
Global Rice Market & Trade Summit [Published CropBiotech Update - Sep 24 2014]
The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) is organizing the Global Rice Market and Trade Summit, which will be held on October 27-29, 2014 in BITEC, Bangkok, Thailand. The event will gather stakeholders in global rice market and trade industry ...
Seeds of Doubt [Published IntelliBriefs - Sep 17 2014]
http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2014/08/25/seeds-of-doubt An activist's controversial crusade against genetically modified crops.BY MICHAEL SPECTER  Vandana Shiva accuses multinational corporations such as Monsanto of attempting to impose "food totalitarianism" ...
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