The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) is the world’s premier research organization dedicated to reducing poverty and hunger through rice science; improving the health and welfare of rice farmers and consumers; and protecting the rice-growing environment for future generations. IRRI is an independent, nonprofit, research and educational institute, founded in 1960 by the Ford and Rockefeller foundations with support from the Philippine government. IRRI aims to improve livelihoods and nutrition, abolishing poverty, hunger and malnutritionamong those who depend on rice-based agri-food systems.

IRRI is involved in the Coalition's Agriculture initiative. 

Find out more about the organisation on its website.

Workstream | Agriculture
Paddy rice is a staple crop for much of the world’s population. It is also a key source of the greenhouse gas methane, responsible for about 40 million tonnes, or 10% of global emissions , each year...
Paddy rice production




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