Welcome to Scribd. Sign in or start your free trial to enjoy unlimited e-books, audiobooks & documents.Find out more
Standard view
Full view
of .
Look up keyword
Like this
0 of .
Results for:
No results containing your search query
P. 1
RiceToday Vol. 3, No. 3

RiceToday Vol. 3, No. 3

|Views: 387|Likes:
Published by Rice Today
July-September 2004
International Year of Rice
Des Moines puts rice back on the menu
Going the distance for the environment
Riceworld Museum decade of celebrating
July-September 2004
International Year of Rice
Des Moines puts rice back on the menu
Going the distance for the environment
Riceworld Museum decade of celebrating

More info:

Published by: Rice Today on Jul 21, 2010
Copyright:Attribution Non-commercial


Read on Scribd mobile: iPhone, iPad and Android.
download as PDF, TXT or read online from Scribd
See more
See less





ISSN 1655-5422
International Rice Research InstituteJuly-September 2004, Vol. 3 No. 3
O  f     c  i  a  l     p  u  b  l   i  c  a  t  i  o  n   o  f   I   n  t  e  r  n  a  t  i  o  n  a  l    Y   e  a  r   o  f    R  i  c  e   2  0  0  4   
Rice year updates:
Festivities in Asia mark International Year of Rice
 World food reprise:
 Des Moines puts riceback on the menu
The whole way:
Going the distancefor the environment
Riceworld’s decade of celebrating the life-giving grain
he rice that feedsAsia's poorest is also their 
so cheap rice means moremoney for other essentials 
Sciencefor a Better
Rice is
Vol. 3, No. 3
International Rice Research Institute
DAPO Box 7777, Metro Manila, PhilippinesWeb (IRRI): www.irri.orgWeb (Library): http://ricelib.irri.cgiar.orgWeb (Riceweb): www.riceweb.orgWeb (Rice Knowledge Bank): www.knowledgebank.irri.org
Rice Today 
editorialtelephone (+63-2) 580-5600 or (+63-2) 844-3351 to 53, ext 2401;fax: (+63-2) 580-5699 or (+63-2) 845-0606; email: p.fredenburg@cgiar.orgCover
 Aileen Del Rosario-Rondilla
Duncan Macintosh
Peter Fredenburg
art director
Juan Lazaro IV 
designer and production supervisor
George Reyes
deputy editor
Adam Barclay
contributing editors
Gene Hettel, Bill Hardy
photo researcher
 Aileen Del Rosario-Rondilla
 Ariel Javellana
Al Benavente
Primex Printers, Inc.
Rice Today 
is published by the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), the world’sleading international rice research and training center. Based in the Philippines and withofces in 11 other countries, IRRI is an autonomous, nonprot institution focused onimproving the well-being of present and future generations of rice farmers and consumers,particularly those with low incomes, while preserving natural resources. IRRI is one of 15 centers funded through the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research(CGIAR), an association of public and private donor agencies. For more information, visitthe CGIAR Web site (www.cgiar.org).Responsibility for this publication rests with IRRI. Designations used in this publicationshould not be construed as expressing IRRI policy or opinion on the legal status of anycountry, territory, city or area, or its authorities, or the delimitation of its frontiers orboundaries.
Rice Today 
welcomes comments and suggestions from readers. Potential contributorsare encouraged to query rst, rather than submit unsolicited materials.
Rice Today 
assumes no responsibility for loss or damage to unsolicited submissions, which shouldbe accompanied by sufcient return postage.Copyright International Rice Research Institute 2004
Proud to lead the way
Investing in agricultural research pays: AsianDevelopment Bank is dedicated to reducingpoverty and improving people’s welfare
IRRI director general will step downCooperation with Korea advancesPostharvest project for Cambodia and Vietnam
New York Times
calls for a ‘gene revolution’for the poor
Canberra Times
considers security roleof rice research
scrutinizes ‘crown jewels’ initiativeHarvest shortfalls and higher grain pricesviewed as a worrying trend
The Nobel-inspired World Food Prize putsrice back on the menu
After a decade of celebrating rice and instillingknowledge of the essential grain, the RiceworldMuseum and Learning Center marks theInternational Year of Rice with a timelycelebration of … itself 
Going the distance with a holistic
Environmental  Agenda
that captures decades of experience inenvironmental protection
Molecular markers give rice breeders the edgein the race against crop loss
An innovative project to map poverty inBangladesh points the way for programsthat target the rural poor
Farmers and diplomats focus on rice researchYear of international rice awardsRice year reports from Australia, Bangladesh,India, Korea, Laos, Nepal, Philippines,Thailand and VietnamRice year conferences around the world,from Osaka to TokyoOther conferences, meetings, workshops and training
Philippine president honors agronomistKeeping up with IRRI staff Partners in progress
Rice to the tillerLower prices can put more rice in the bowls of thelandless rural poor — the forgotten, anonymousand voiceless underclass that provides most of thelabor to grow it
System of rice intensication responds to21st century needs– versus –Agronomic UFOs waste valuable scientic resources

Activity (5)

You've already reviewed this. Edit your review.
1 hundred reads
1 thousand reads
Soe Moe Win liked this
International Rice Research Institute liked this
mariannis liked this

You're Reading a Free Preview

/*********** DO NOT ALTER ANYTHING BELOW THIS LINE ! ************/ var s_code=s.t();if(s_code)document.write(s_code)//-->