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Though Iran has been claiming that rice import from India was banned in 2014 due to their own surplus availability owing to local supplies or excess imports in 2013, they have created a system where by...
1 year 10 months ago
For rice farmers in the exporting nations like Thailand, the tripling of world rice prices in 2008 saw rice transform from a regular cash crop to a premium export commodity. There were reports of bus...
2 years 9 months ago
Commercializing Golden Rice in the Philippines is a contentious topic to say the least as the country is an important battleground between those for and those against the use of Golden Rice and...
2 years 9 months ago
In theory, there should be many avenues for getting rice to consumers in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia. The three West African countries have some of the highest rates of rice consumption per capita in...
2 years 9 months ago
There is a myth which exists that up until the end of the 20th century, before the Thaksin administration came into power, that Thailand was a pillar of free trade in international rice markets, and that...
2 years 9 months ago
Asian countries like the Philippines are very vocal about their dependence on rice imports and the burden it places on their trade balance. But when we look at how much of countries’ trade expenditures go...
2 years 10 months ago
It has been suggested from the private sector that African countries aiming to develop their domestic rice sectors should encourage the immigration of Asian citizens with experience in rice cultivation to...
2 years 10 months ago
Experts say rice productivity/yield in different Indian states is not proportionate to the volume of rice produced by them due to variation in irrigation systems and use of fertilizers. An article in Live...
2 years 10 months ago
Compared to other export commodities, rice like most other agricultural products has a relatively low value and is therefore not seen as very significant for generating national export revenues. However,...
2 years 10 months ago
Rodent damage to rice production in the tropics has seen increased interest by the research community over the last couple of decades, but rodents are a big problem for temperate rice farmers too.
2 years 10 months ago
Oryza rufipogon which is more commonly known as red rice is categorized as a noxious weed across numerous states in the US, whereas in other countries around the world it is a major food staple and even...
2 years 11 months ago
India government's decision to cap levy rice procurement by states at 25% will reduce procurement on government account, cut subsidies, infuse additional rice availability in open market and make it...
2 years 11 months ago
  Vitamin A deficiency, which causes blindness in 500,000 children a year (half of whom die within 12 months), is deservingly receiving a lot of attention from rice scientists who are breeding rice...
2 years 11 months ago
  You might think that rice farming is the last thing the South Sudanese are concerned about due to the violence that has torn the country apart since fighting between factions in the government broke out...
2 years 11 months ago
Women make up at least half of the world’s rice farmers and their importance in world rice production will become greater as it tends to be the men who migrant to the cities in search for jobs leaving...
2 years 11 months ago

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Though Iran has been claiming that rice import from India was banned in 2014 due to their own surplus availability owing to local supplies or excess imports in 2013, they have created a system where by...
1 year 10 months ago
For rice farmers in the exporting nations like Thailand, the tripling of world rice prices in 2008 saw rice transform from a regular cash crop to a premium export commodity. There were reports of bus...
2 years 9 months ago
Commercializing Golden Rice in the Philippines is a contentious topic to say the least as the country is an important battleground between those for and those against the use of Golden Rice and...
2 years 9 months ago
In theory, there should be many avenues for getting rice to consumers in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia. The three West African countries have some of the highest rates of rice consumption per capita in...
2 years 9 months ago
There is a myth which exists that up until the end of the 20th century, before the Thaksin administration came into power, that Thailand was a pillar of free trade in international rice markets, and that...
2 years 9 months ago
Asian countries like the Philippines are very vocal about their dependence on rice imports and the burden it places on their trade balance. But when we look at how much of countries’ trade expenditures go...
2 years 10 months ago
It has been suggested from the private sector that African countries aiming to develop their domestic rice sectors should encourage the immigration of Asian citizens with experience in rice cultivation to...
2 years 10 months ago
Experts say rice productivity/yield in different Indian states is not proportionate to the volume of rice produced by them due to variation in irrigation systems and use of fertilizers. An article in Live...
2 years 10 months ago
Compared to other export commodities, rice like most other agricultural products has a relatively low value and is therefore not seen as very significant for generating national export revenues. However,...
2 years 10 months ago
Rodent damage to rice production in the tropics has seen increased interest by the research community over the last couple of decades, but rodents are a big problem for temperate rice farmers too.
2 years 10 months ago
Oryza rufipogon which is more commonly known as red rice is categorized as a noxious weed across numerous states in the US, whereas in other countries around the world it is a major food staple and even...
2 years 11 months ago
India government's decision to cap levy rice procurement by states at 25% will reduce procurement on government account, cut subsidies, infuse additional rice availability in open market and make it...
2 years 11 months ago
  Vitamin A deficiency, which causes blindness in 500,000 children a year (half of whom die within 12 months), is deservingly receiving a lot of attention from rice scientists who are breeding rice...
2 years 11 months ago
  You might think that rice farming is the last thing the South Sudanese are concerned about due to the violence that has torn the country apart since fighting between factions in the government broke out...
2 years 11 months ago
Women make up at least half of the world’s rice farmers and their importance in world rice production will become greater as it tends to be the men who migrant to the cities in search for jobs leaving...
2 years 11 months ago

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