Demonstration plots of the Heirloom Rice Project featured in the news

posted Apr 16, 2015, 1:09 AM by Unknown user   [ updated Apr 16, 2015, 1:13 AM ]

Senior officers of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) visited the IRRI's research facilities and received updates on the science and the partnership between the two organizations. Scientists showed experimental rice plots in which flood or drought tolerance is being studied.They also gave briefings on key advances, including the latest on climate change-ready rice and healthier varieties that aim to help solve micronutrient deficiencies, which afflict about 2 billion people globally.

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