WelcomeFor 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 ARFThe 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'.
Rice for Life Learn how rice has nourished the bodies and spirits of Asians and what will happen if there's not enough.
Asia's Tomorrow Discover how rice has influenced Asia's history—and how it will make or break Asia's tomorrow.
Rice Facts Whether young or old, you'll be interested in some of these bits of rice information.
Secure a prosperous future for Asia's rice societies...
The Asia Rice Foundation's (ARF) Annual Rice Policy Forum 2018
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Annual Rice Forum 2010
Alliance for Better Foods
Encourages fact-based discussion about development in plant biotechnology.
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.
British Crop Protection Council (BCPC)
Aims to promote and encourage the science and practice of crop protection.