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Rice Today Vol. 11, No. 2

Rice Today Vol. 11, No. 2

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Published by Rice Today
April-June 2012
South Sulawesi's homegrown champion
Banking seeds
Heirloom in the mountains
That rice you throw away
Humas and machines
The little machine that could
Rice of deities
A chance in the wild
April-June 2012
South Sulawesi's homegrown champion
Banking seeds
Heirloom in the mountains
That rice you throw away
Humas and machines
The little machine that could
Rice of deities
A chance in the wild

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Rice Today
 
 April-June 2012
 
 www.irri.org
International Rice Research InstituteApril-June 2012, Vol. 11, No. 2
ISSN 1655-5422
Depositing seeds incommunity banks
Little machines making big waves in AfricaHow much rice does the world waste?Thailand and the global rice marketAfrican deities and rice
 
contents
Vol. 11, No. 2
EDITORIAL ................................................................4THE RICE TODAY EDITORIAL BOARD .....................5NEWS .........................................................................6BOOKS AND TRAINING ..........................................10RICE TODAY AROUND THE WORLD ......................12SOUTH SULAWESI'S HOmEGROWNCHAmpION ...........................................................14BANKING SEEDS .....................................................16
Farmers have more access to good-quality seedsthrough community seed banks
HEIRLOOm IN THE mOUNTAINS ...........................20
Farmers in the Cordillera region o the Philippinespreserve their “heritage”rice varieties
mApS .......................................................................22
Sensing cash through satellite data
THAT RICE YOU THROW AWAY ..............................26
Every year, millions o tons o rice are thrown awayrom postharvest to consumption
HUmANS AND mACHINES.....................................28
It takes sound business principles and planning tointroduce arm equipment in a sustainable way
THE LITTLE mACHINE THAT COULD .....................30
Arica shits rom back-breaking operations to almostlabor-ree threshing
RICE OF DEITIES .....................................................32
Arican rice is a worthy oering to the gods
WHAT’S COOKING? ................................................34
Panried glutinous rice with shiitake mushrooms andchicken
A CHANCE IN THE WILD .........................................36
Wild rice may help other rice varieties survive harshconditions and deliver high yields
COUNTRY HIGHLIGHT: JApAN ..............................38EIGHT DRIVING FORCES IN GLOBALAGRICULTURE .........................................................40
USDA identies eight key actors that will dominateglobal agriculture in the next decade
HIDDEN TREASURE ................................................42RICE FACTS..............................................................44
Is Thai supremacy ending in the global rice market?
GRAIN OF TRUTH ...................................................46
Building trust in rice trade
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Rice Today
 
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cover
Juan Lazaro IV
publisher
Jerey Zwinger
associate publisher
Sohie Clayton
 managing editor
V. Subraanian
editors
Lanie Reyes, Aileen macalintal
contributing writers
Gene Hettel, Saarendu mohanty, Andrew Nelson,Alaric Santiaguel, Lovely merlicel Quiot, ma. Lizbeth Baroña,paula Bianca Ferrer, Trina Leah mendoza
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RiceToday 
is published by The Rice Trader Inc. (TRT) in association with theInternational Rice Research Institute (IRRI). TRT, or 22 years, has brought subscribers crucial, up-to-the-minute inormationon rice trade through its weekly publication,
TheRiceTrader.
Acknowledged asthe only source o condential inormation about the rice market, this weeklysummary o market data analysis has helped both the leading commercial ricecompanies and regional government ocials make inormed decisions, which arecritical in today’s market.IRRI is the world’s leading international rice research and training center. Basedin the Philippines and with oces located in major rice-growing countries, IRRIis an autonomous, nonprot institution ocused on improving the well-being o present and uture generations o rice armers and consumers, particularly thosewith low incomes, while preserving natural resources. It is one o the 15 nonprotinternational research centers supported, in part, by members o the ConsultativeGroup on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR – www.cgiar.org) and a rangeo other unding agencies.Responsibility or this publication rests with TRT and IRRI. Designations usedin this publication should not be construed as expressing TRT or IRRI policy oropinion on the legal status o any country, territory, city, or area, or its authorities,or the delimitation o its rontiers or boundaries.
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Aboutthecover.
Community seed banks help conservegenetic diversity and save armers rom months o hunger.
International Rice Research Institute
 DAPO Box 7777, Metro Manila, PhilippinesWeb (IRRI): www.irri.org; www.irri.org/ricetodayWeb (Library): http://ricelib.irri.cgiar.orgWeb (Rice Knowledge Bank): www.knowledgebank.irri.org
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editorialtelephone: (+63-2) 580-5600 or (+63-2) 844-3351 to 53, ext 2725; ax: (+63-2) 580-5699or (+63-2) 845-0606; email: l.reyes@irri.org, aileen.macalintal@thericetrader.com
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Editorial BoardThe
1.
 
Osau Koyaa
, director, ResearchStrategy Ofce, Japan InternationalResearch Center or AgriculturalSciences, Japan.
2.
 
Erna maria Lokollo
, senioragricultural economist, IndonesianAgency or Agricultural Research andDevelopment, Indonesia.
3
.
pradee Kuar Shara
, dean,College o Agriculture, CSK HimachalPradesh Agricultural University, India.
4.
 
Achi Doberann
, deputy directorgeneral or research, International RiceResearch Institute (IRRI), Philippines.
5.
 
marco Woereis
, deputy directorgeneral, Arica Rice Center, Benin.
6.
 
mary Jacqueline Dionora
, seniorassociate scientist, IRRI, Philippines.
7.
 
Gonzalo Zorrilla
, executive director,Latin American Fund or Irrigated Rice,Uruguay.
Ex ofcio members
Jerey Zwinger
,
Rice Today 
publisher andThe Rice Trader (TRT) president;
SohieClayton
,
Rice Today 
associate publisherand IRRI public relations manager; and
Rice Today 
editors
Lanie C. Reyes
(IRRI)and
Aileen macalintal
(TRT).
 
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