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IRRI NEWS

The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), through the Agricultural Development Support Project and CORIGAP project, organized a participatory message design workshop in Nay Pyi Taw on 25-27 February. (5 March 2020)

Digital transformation is gradually changing the operation in various sectors. To reduce the time and resources associated with collecting data and improving the data quality, digital data collection is a preferred fit for organizations that gather voluminous quantitative data. (7 September 2020)

RICE TODAY

“Laser land leveling is not a new technology in Myanmar having been first used in 1996,” said U Ko Ko Maung, deputy director general of the Agricultural Mechanization Department (AMD). (15 January 2020)

Inorganic fertilizer, particularly nitrogen, is one of the pillars of intensive rice agriculture. In fact, the increased use of fertilizer (along with modern rice varieties, irrigation, and mechanization) has resulted in a higher rate of productivity. (20 April 2020)

Vietnam is one of the main rice-producing and exporting countries in Southeast Asia. Rice production in the country is continuously increasing due to the expansion of cropping areas and improved farming methods. (15 May 2020)

AWD is one of the most widely disseminated water-saving technologies developed by the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) in collaboration with many partner organizations. (8 June 2020)

Bangladesh is one of the most densely populated countries in the world. Its 165 million people rely heavily on rice as a staple, which resulted in the wide adoption of high-yielding varieties and cultivating the crop in multiple seasons. (15 June 2020)

LOCAL MEDIA

Menurut mereka, tikus merupakan sumber protein yang sangat baik. Makanan dari hewan pengerat ini pun dapat Anda temukan pada menu yang disajikan di wilayah perkotaan Vietnam, termasuk Hoi Chi Minh City. (20 January 2020)

The chef dangled the raw, bloody carcasses before my face as if this were a tantalizing choice. Normally, I’d say neither, but seeing as how it was New Year’s Eve in this Mekong River border town, a little bit of adventurous eating seemed apropos. (20 January 2020)

Vụ HT 2019 ở ĐBSCL sắp thu hoạch, trên đồng lúa trĩu bông chín vàng tại ấp Thạnh Lộc, xã Trung Thạnh, huyện Cờ Đỏ, TP Cần Thơ, 4 hộ nông dân thực hiện mô hình thí nghiệm trên tổng diện tích hơn 1,5 ha: Chọn sử dụng giống lúa cấp xác nhận (XN) OM5451 và giảm lượng gieo sạ với 4. Mô hình máy cấy, phun hạt, dụng cụ gieo hàng và sạ tay bình quân từ 60-100/kg lúa giống/ha. (23 May 2019)