Rice is the daily staple for more than 3.5 billion people, accounting for 19% of dietary energy globally.

Rice farmers are among the world's most vulnerable to climate change impacts such as rising sea levels, salinity, temperature rise, drought and flooding.

Rice production needs to increase by 25% in the next 25 years to meet global demand. -IRRI

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2018

IFC, Mars Food support sustainable rice in Cambodia [More]

Speakers call for plan of action to ensure sustainable rice production [More]

Scaling sustainable rice farming practices to achieve food security in Asia [More]

Rice smallholders in Kampon Cham receive support from AMRU Rice and IFC in adopting sustainable practices [More]

2017

Global rice conference promotes low-carbon climate-smart rice [More]

UN Environment and IRRI join hands to drive climate-smart sustainable rice [More]

Innovative study on methane emissions from Spanish paddy fields [More]

IFC partners with AMRU Rice to promote sustainable rice production in Cambodia [More]

First SRP National Stakeholder Dialogue and Workhop [More]

SRP plans integrated training strategy to support rollout of rice assurance program [More]

Climate-smart sustainable rice to be adopted by Thai farmers [More]

IRRI and FAO step up joint efforts to globally bolster sustainable rice production [More]

Sustainable Rice Platform and GLOBALG.A.P. work together towards good agricultural practices [More]

Dr Wyn Ellis speaks to IFA about the world's first impact-based 'standard' for sustainable rice cultivation [More]

IFC partners with Loc Troi Group to promote sustainable rice production in Vietnam [More]

2016

Reaching one million farmers and more - Sustainable Rice Platform charts a sustainable future for rice [More]