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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.

The Asia Rice Foundation is working to secure a prosperous future for Asiaís rice societies by supporting rice educational activities, cultural preservation, research, and advocacy movements. Find out why rice is such an amazing grain and how you can get involved in the Foundationís extremely important work.

National Rice Foundations

Bangladesh Rice Foundation
China Rice Science and Development Foundation
Indonesia Rice Foundation (under development)
The Asia Rice Foundation- Philippines
The Thai Rice Foundation under Royal Patronage

Affiliate Foundation

Asia Rice Foundation - USA


The 2nd Plant Genomics Congress Asia
19-20 March 2015
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

GFIA to Host Largest Gathering of Agriculture Ministers in the GCC
9-11 March, Abu Dhabi

Over 40 Agriculture Ministers from across the world are confirmed as attending GFIA 2015. As well as participating in the inaugural meeting of the UN's Global Alliance for Climate SmartAgriculture, ministerial delegations will be present to hold bilateral meetings, conduct trade talks and search for sustainable agriculture innovations for food producers back home. REGISTER FOR FREE TODAY

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The Asia Rice Foundation
College 4031, Laguna

Tel./Fax: +63 49 536-2285
E-mail: asia_rice@searca.org

February 2015