International Rice Research Institute (IRRI)

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Food security
Features

The world urgently needs a transformation of the global food system, leading to healthier diets for all and a drastic reduction in agriculture’s environmental impact. The major cereal grains must play a central role in this new revolution for the benefit of the world’s poorest people.

Climate change
News

Global conference will serve as forum for collaboration on crop production in water-limited environments.

Innovation and technology
News

The small hand-operated device, which ensures the even distribution of fertilizer, could support food production, nutrition, and even the incorporation of women to farming.

Innovation and technology
Features

In Bangladesh, a newly available device takes the hassle out of starting the engine of two-wheel tractors, particularly for women entrepreneurs.

Health and nutrition
Press releases

More than two million households across six countries received sweet potato enriched with vitamin A as part of a project led by the International Potato Center (CIP).

Climate change
Photos

How sustainable agriculture is helping mitigate air pollution in South Asia.

Food security
News

Experts discussed the status of the outbreak, the role of research and applicable measures.

Food security
Infographics

A series of infographics shows farmers in Bangladesh the threat of fall armyworm, how to identify it in the fields and what to do in case of damage.

Gender and social inclusion
Features

Self-help groups in Bihar are putting thousands of rural women in touch with agricultural innovations, benefiting households and the environment.

Gender and social inclusion
Photos

This year the group harvested more than 3,300 kg from seven acres of land.

Food security

The global food system needs to be transformed to respond to the health and nutrition needs of the future. To achieve this, however, there needs to be a strong global program to prevent greater threats from climate change.

Innovation and technology
Features

Members tackle challenges and share progress in annual meeting.

Food security
Features

The CSISA project team is improving existing designs of harvest and post-harvest machinery to meet local needs.

Innovation and technology
News

Project team gathers in Kathmandu to plan for the 2015 monsoon cropping season.