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This page shows a list and the links of news stories and features relevant to the STRASA Project published by major media groups and institutions, as well as, by the IRRI communication team. 
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February 17, 2017 Climate-smart rice key to farmer resilience, says IRRI head IRRI News 
February 14, 2017 OUAT, IRRI to ink pact on nutrition-rich rice varieties The New Indian Express 
February 11, 2017 Climate-ready varieties of rice can help provide additional resilience to farmers, expert says The Times of India 
February 10, 2017 Rice is engine of food security, 'Climate Ready Rice' varieties ready for new challenges: IRRI News India 
December 9, 2016 Superstrains of Rice That Will Feed a Changing World Ozy.com 
December 7, 2016 Expert urges sub-Saharan Africa to embrace tech to improve rice output News Ghana 
December 1, 2016 Flood-tolerant Aman: A ray of hope for farmers The Daily Star 
November 25, 2016 Experts stress expansion of flood-tolerant paddy cultivation TheFinancialExpress-Bangladesh 
June 23, 2016 India agriculture officials look to IRRI technologies for improving food security News.IRRI.org 
June 17, 2016 IRRI to help Nepal attain rice sufficiency SunstarManila.com.ph 
June 9, 2016 Why the Gates Foundation is flooding a new rice variety with funding www.devex.com/news 
June 6, 2016 Smart crops getting more from less www.thehindubusinessline.com 
April 26, 2016 Water will continue to be scarce www.theHindu.com 
March 2, 2016 Experts for flood-tolerant rice to raise production TheFinancialExpress-Bangladesh 
January 15, 2016 Combating climate change and poverty with resilient rice Biotechforlife 
November 3, 2015 IRRI developing smart rice varieties that withstand climate change effects Interaksyon.com 
October 14, 2015 Climate-smart varieties, water-saving techniques key to growing Asia’s future rice Asian Development Blog 
October 5, 2015 Odisha government signs MoU, aims at increasing rice productivity Iamin.in 
October 4, 2015 Government Inks Pact with IRRI for Climate Resilient Rice The New Indian Express 
October 3, 2015 Odisha signs MoU with IRRI for climate resilient paddy Daijiworld.com 
October 3, 2015 Odisha signs MoU with IRRI to promote climate resilient paddy The Economic Times 
September 2, 2015 Bill Gates is betting on this genetically modified strain of rice that can survive floods BusinessInsider.com.au 
September 1, 2015 Who will suffer most from climate change? Gates Notes 
August 7, 2015 IRRI introduces two cold-tolerant rice varieties in Madagascar Oryza.com 
July 21, 2015 Quest for climate-proof farms Nature.com 
July 13, 2015 Farmers for expanded cultivation of flood tolerant rice BSSNews.net 
April 28, 2015 Government of India promote climate smart rice varieties to boost production and farmers income Oryza.com 
April 27, 2015 Agriculture minister urges Indian farmers to grow flood-tolerant rice  http://www.foodnavigator-asia.com/ 
April 22, 2015 South Asian officials strengthen partnership with IRRI The Global Miller 
April 13, 2015 Gates foundation looking for climate change-ready rice varieties in IRRI http://pnabicol.blogspot.com/ 
April 9, 2015 Gates Foundation at IRRI for food and nutrition security updates www.Seedquest.com 
April 9, 2015 IRRI confirms Bill Gates' agenda in PH: Check out work on climate change-ready rice www.Interaksyon.com 
April 9, 2015 IRRI confirms Bill Gates' agenda in PH: Check out work on climate-change ready rice  InterAksyon.com 
April 8, 2015 South Asian officials strengthen partnership with IRRI www.Seedquest.com 
April 1, 2015 Regional cooperation speeds up the release of rice varieties irri.org/rice-today/ 
February 4, 2015 IRRI's Regional Seed Cooperation Agreement speeds up release of rice varieties in South Asia oryza.com 
November 29, 2014 Cultivation of flood tolerant rice becomes popular in BD The New Nation, Bangladesh 
November 14, 2014 BINA dhan11 sustains 24-day submergence Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS) 
November 12, 2014 Bumper output of flood tolerant rice expected The New Nation, Bangladesh 
October 10, 2014 The Next Green Revolution The National Geographic 
September 26, 2014 Expanded farming of flood-tolerant rice for food security stressed The Financial Express 
September 20, 2014 Farming of flood-tolerant paddy in Gaibandha emphasized The Observer, Bangladesh 
September 11, 2014 New Sigappi paddy variety creating interest among growers The Hindu 
August 16, 2014 Cultivation of flood-tolerant rice becomes popular in Bangladesh Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS) 
May 29, 2014 Climate change ready rice Manila Standard 
May 28, 2014 Rice 'app' saves flooded farms Rappler.com 
May 18, 2014 Possibility of salinity and salt-tolerant rice in coastal belts-part II The Independent 
May 17, 2014 Possibility of salinity and salt-tolerant rice in coastal belts-part I The Independent 
April 18, 2014 Contribution of salt-tolerant rice varieties towards food security Daily Sun 
March 21, 2014 Experts select new rice varieties for African farmers EuropaBio 
March 19, 2014 Experts select new rice varieties for African farmers SciDevNet 
January 15, 2014 IRRI work in South Asia showcased in agriculture fair IRRI News 
January 1, 2014 Agri expert talks about rice productivity Times of India 
December 27, 2013 Bangladesh sees bumper crop of stress resistant rice Dhaka Tribune 
December 26, 2013 Bumper production of stress tolerant rice in Bangladesh Priyo News 
October 21, 2013 Bangladesh eyes bumper production of stress tolerant paddies Greenwatchbd.com 
September 11, 2013 Stress tolerant paddy farming becomes popular in Bangladesh Greenwatchbd.com 
August 24, 2013 Bangladesh successfully expands stress tolerant paddy seed multiplication Websbd.net, Bangladesh 
July 29, 2012 Flood tolerant paddy cultivation becomes popular in Bangladesh The Financial Express, Bangladesh 
July 17, 2012 STRASA-IRRI distributes 2,000 tonnes flood tolerant paddy seed  Priyo News 
April 22, 2012 BINA-8 ushers new hope among farmers Daily Sun, Bangladesh 
December 6, 2011 Banking on Seed Technology The Wall Street Journal 
October 20, 2011 Farmers in north pin hopes on drought tolerant rice The Daily Star 
October 20, 2011 Flood tolerant IR 64 sub 1 paddy creates new hope among farmers Priyo News 
September 30, 2011 Bangladesh combats the white plague Rice Today, Vol.10, No.3, pp.26-29 
June 30, 2011 Ready for climate change Rice Today, Vol.10 No.2, pp.18-19 
June 17, 2011 Expanded farming of flood tolerant paddies can ensure food security Highbeam.com (with subscription) 
May 3, 2011 New variety of paddy ushers in hope to farmers The Financial Express, Bangladesh 
April 10, 2011 BRRI releases 2 new stress-tolerant rice varieties The Financial Express, Bangladesh 
March 10, 2011 'Waterproofing' gene may also protect rice from droughts SciDev.net 
January 22, 2011 NARC to bring flood-proof rice varieties The Kathmandu Post 
January 18, 2011 New rice variety could ease Mozambique's supplies Scidev.net 
January 12, 2011  Bihar's extreme weather crop tests a success Gulf News-India 
December 31, 2010 Double-Trouble Rice, pp.14-15 IRRI Annual Report 2010@Scribd.com 
November 30, 2010 Harvest of flood tolerant paddies ends ushering new hope to increase rice production Bangladesh Economic News 
October 15, 2010 Sowing the seeds of scuba rice DFID, UK 
September 6, 2010 BANGLADESH: Population pressure, climate change drive search for new rice varieties IRIN Asia 
September 6, 2010 Bumper production of flood tolerant paddy likely Highbeam.com (with subscription) 
August 21, 2010 Flood-proof rice variety brings hope The Telegraph, Calcutta-India 
August 9, 2010 Tata Chemicals, International Rice Research Institute, Philippines, join hands to undertake rice research in India India Education Diary 
July 26, 2010 Seedbed preparation for farming flood tolerant Aman paddy continues The New Nation 
July 14, 2010 Hasina for climate compatible rice The Daily Star 
July 14, 2010 IRRI made early breakthroughs The Daily Star 
July 13, 2010 'BRRI has so far developed 51 new varieties of rice' The Daily Star 
July 12, 2010 Bangladesh develops four new varieties of summer rice Technology World 
May 31, 2010 Flood tolerant paddy can make Bangladesh rice exporting nation Highbeam.com (with subscription) 
May 30, 2010 Flood tolerant paddy can make Bangladesh rice into booming position GURUMIA.COM 
May 10, 2010 Stress-tolerant crops can make Bangladesh rice surplus country The Daily Star 
January 24, 2010 Farmers to grow flood tolerant Swarna this year The Daily Star 
December 31, 2009 An assault on salt (Mapping genes for salt tolerance),pp. 9-11 IRRI Annual Report 2009@Scribd.com 
December 30, 2009 Fast-tracking the seeds of survival,pp.7-8 IRRI Annual Report 2009@Scribd.com 
November 23, 2009 ‘More stress-tolerant paddy in future’ The New Indian Express 
November 23, 2009 Successes in farming flood tolerant paddies can ensure food security: DG IRRI Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS) 
November 7, 2009 Bangladesh readies flood-tolerant rice The Daily Star, Bangladesh 
September 25, 2009 FFTV can produce 60 lakh tonnes additional paddy The New Nation, Bangladesh 
September 25, 2009 Flood tolerant paddy variety can help reap 60 lakh tons Highbeam.com (with subscription) 
September 25, 2009 Flood-tolerant varieties of Aman crop this year likely The Daily Star 
September 11, 2009 Submergence tolerant rice-BR-11-sub-1 to be released this year Bangladesh Economic News 
September 4, 2009 Rice Against Odds The Hindu Business Line 
August 20, 2009 Stress-tolerant rice seeds by next year The Daily Star 
August 5, 2009 India's 'drought-resistant rice' BBC News 
July 31, 2009 Making Rice Less Thirsty Rice Today, Vol. 8 No. 3, pp.12-15 
May 23, 2009 Two new rice varieties for flood prone area farmers of Orissa  OrissaDiary 
May 21, 2009 New rice varieties defy floods The New Indian Express 
January 21, 2009 High-yielding rice crop to be reality soon Hindustan Times 
January 8, 2009 Successful farming of flood tolerant paddies ushers a new era  Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS) 
 Dhaka joins regional effort to benefit farmers The Independent, Bangladesh 
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