Welcome

For more than half of humanity RICE IS LIFE. It is the grain that has shaped the cultures, diets, and economies of billions of people in Asia. For them, life without rice is simply unthinkable.

About ARF

The Asia Rice Foundation (ARF) is a regional nonprofit organization that works for an Asia that can feed itself, treasures the rich heritage of its rice cultures, cares about the well-being of both its rice consumers and producers, and values its rice-growing land as a precious commodity to be shared with future generations. It brings together institutions and individuals interested and concerned about 'rice'.
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About Rice
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Rice for Life Learn how rice has nourished the bodies and spirits of Asians and what will happen if there's not enough.

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Asia's Tomorrow Discover how rice has influenced Asia's history—and how it will make or break Asia's tomorrow.

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Rice Facts Whether young or old, you'll be interested in some of these bits of rice information.



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News & Events

The Adventures of Gabby Ghas

2015-11-23 21:01:03 (UTC+08:00)

The Adventures of Gabby Ghas” book was published in 2009 by the Asia Rice Foundation in cooperation with the International Rice Research Institute and the Philippine Rice Research Institute. The book is an excellent means of making young peo...

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Annual Rice Forum 2010

2010-11-23 10:20:00 (UTC+08:00)

In 2010, the Annual Rice Forum was organized under the title of Adaptation to Climate Variability in Rice Production. It was held on 23 November 2010 at Drilon Hall, SEARCA, College, Laguna.

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Rice biotech link up brings gains to Hisparroz
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Rice biotech link up brings gains to Hisparroz

2005-05-30 14:36:34 (UTC+08:00)

Food Navigator, 30 May 2005 Ambitious rice giant Hisparroz will link up with a gene discovery firm to bring new rice varieties to market and fresh gains to the bottom line, the Spanish group has announced. The Seville-based company, that has...

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Alliance for Better Foods

Encourages fact-based discussion about development in plant biotechnology.

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Asia Rice Foundation, USA (ARFUSA)

Organized in 1999 by a group of people with roots in Asia, supports work toward a world that can feed itself, treasures the rich heritage of its rice cultures and values its rice growing land as a precious commodity to be shared with future generations.

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British Crop Protection Council (BCPC)

Aims to promote and encourage the science and practice of crop protection.