State-of-the art Lloyd Evans Plant Growth Facility in IRRI, Los Baños, Laguna

February 4, 2015 by · Comments Off on State-of-the art Lloyd Evans Plant Growth Facility in IRRI, Los Baños, Laguna 

150203170524Senator Cynthia A. Villar (left) graces the groundbreaking ceremony of the state-of-the art Lloyd Evans Plant Growth Facility of the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) in Los Baños, Laguna on Tuesday (Feb. 3, 2015). Also in photo is Ms. Cecilia Q. Honrado, country manager of the Philippine-Australian Center for International Agriculture Research. (PNA photo courtesy of the Office of Senator Cynthia Villar)
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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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