Rice scientists focus on Asia's poor

January 28, 2015 by · Comments Off on Rice scientists focus on Asia's poor 

By Robert Maico

LOS BAÑOS, Laguna, Jan 27 (PNA) — Some of the world's leading experts on rice science convene this week at the Philippine headquarters of the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) here to review research efforts toward making rice systems work better for the poor. They are focusing on Asia, where about 90% of rice is grown.

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