International Conference on Sustainable Rice Production – Policy, Technology and Extension
The conference will be co-organized by China National Rice Research Institute (CNRRI) and CK Life Sciences Int. Inc on Oct.15-17, 2004. With the theme “Green Rice Means Healthy Life”, the conference will gather government officials, experts, scholars and technical promoters concerned to participate in discussions about policies on sustainable rice production, techniques and promotional matters, with an aim to promote sustainable production of rice. We now invite submission of Technology (MOST). More than * rice breeders and researchers attended the meeting and discussed some critical issues related to rice yield improvement.

27th Session of FAO Asia and Pacific Regional Conference

Exhibit of Rice Culture and Achievement of Rice Science and Technology

An Exhibit of Rice Culture and Achievement of Rice Science and Technology was organized at the conference hall.

Symposium on Rice Origin and Differentiation
The symposium will be held in Beijing in August or September.

Workshop on Development of Rice Industry
The Workshop will be held in Helongjiang Province this September

Forum on Hybrid Rice and World Food Security
The forum will be co-organized by National Hybrid Rice Research and Development Center (CNHRRDC) and IRRI in Changsha and Huaihua on September 8-10, 2004.

International Conference on Sustainable Rice Production – Policy, Technology and Extension
The conference will be co-organized by China National Rice Research Institute (CNRRI) and CK Life Sciences Int. Inc on Oct.15-17, 2004. With the theme “Green Rice Means Healthy Life”, the conference will gather government officials, experts, scholars and technical promoters concerned to participate in discussions about policies on sustainable rice production, techniques and promotional matters, with an aim to promote sustainable production of rice. We now invite submission of papers for the International Conference on Sustainable Rice Production – Policy, Technology and Extension.

Conference Web: http://www.chinariceinfo.com/rice2004/notice_1_En.htm

International Symposium on Rice Grain Quality and Heterosis Utilization
The symposium is going to be arranged on second half of this November.

Information dissemination

  1. Construction of IYR 2004 information column at Web site of in CNRRI:

  2. http://www.chinariceinfo.com/iyr/index.htm

  3. Special Educational Program for Primary School Students


  4. Students will gain knowledge of rice culture as well as cultivation technologies though designed educational program. Those knowledge will help them be aware of rice heritage protection and pay more attention to rice production in the future.

  5. Development and broadcasting of TV program on rice production


  6. Special programs on varieties introduction – Chunjiannuo 2 (a special variety for Chinese wine), Zhongzheyou 2 (Hybrid rice with high grain quality), and Cultivation Technology of Supper Rice 9308

  7. Field demonstration of elite rice varieties


  8. CNRRI will invite rice breeders, farmers and extension workers to visit the demonstration of new released varieties or combinations. CNRRI and help farmers to select rice varieties suitable for their farmer land.

  9. Farmer’s Day —— “Spring of Science and Technology”


  10. On May 27-28, local farmers were invited to visit CNRRI, a serial of activities such as “Dialogue with Researchers” “Farmer’s Training Course” and “Technologies Demonstration” were arranged for farmers to help them have better access to latest technology.

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