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International Rice Research Institute

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  • The current round of grants include $19.8 million to the International Rice Research Institute, which is developing a strain of "stress tolerant" rice, and $27 million to International Development Enterprises, which is working on low-cost irrigation equipment.

    Gates Expands Farm Grants

  • Zeigler runs the International Rice Research Institute, which is devoted to the latter course, employing science to expand the size of harvests.

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  • "I think all the bad news coming from Thailand, the Philippines and Pakistan has been largely offset by surpluses in India and Brazil," said Samarendu Mohanty , an economist with the International Rice Research Institute in Los Banos, the Philippines.

    Floodwaters Take Heavy Toll on Thailand

  • A group of experts convened by the Asia Society and the International Rice Research Institute calculated that the productivity of rice growing on a global basis could be raised by 8.5% over baseline trends through an annual investment of $120 million between 2010 and 2030—an investment that is about 0.0002% of global GDP.

    Failed Policies Lead to Food Shortages

  • Farmers are waiting to sell to the government for a higher price, said Samarendu Mohanty , an economist with the International Rice Research Institute in Los Banos, the Philippines.

    Thailand Wagers on Rising Rice Prices

  • Mr. Mohanty, the economist with the International Rice Research Institute, said more rice is being grown compared with 2008, and India soon could be exporting rice in significant quantities for the first time in three years if a court rules that private shipment licenses were awarded correctly.

    Thailand Wagers on Rising Rice Prices

  • Before joining the Ohio State University in 2004, he worked as visiting scientist at the International Rice Research Institute in 2001 and did his post-doctoral research at the Department of Soil Science/Biological Systems Engineering, University of Wisconsin from 2002 to 2004.

    Contributor: Raj Shrestha

  • The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) is making steady progress toward its goals of providing 400,000 farmers with heartier varieties of rice that can withstand drought, flood, extreme cold, and harsh soil conditions.

    Bill Gates: Better Farms, Improved Lives

  • I remember the explanation provided by the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) in the Philippines, justifying how it was crucial to continue research funding for the world's most important staple food crop.

    Devinder Sharma: Michelle Obama Can Lead a Global Movement for Organic Food

  • SINGAPORE -- An El Nino climate event is likely to affect the upcoming spring rice harvest in Southeast Asia, and if it persists, it could adversely affect the much bigger 2010 autumn crop as well, a senior scientist at the International Rice Research Institute said Wednesday.

    El Nino May Hit Rice Crop

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