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Indonesia’s Aging Farmers
July 12, 2018

Indonesia’s Aging Farmers

By Gavin McGovern
Fewer young people are looking to work the paddies, threatening Indonesia's dream of rice self-sufficiency.

The Bumpy Relationship Between India and Myanmar
August 25, 2017

The Bumpy Relationship Between India and Myanmar

By Amara Thiha
Delhi-Naypyidaw relations may fall short, but India has made progress in some areas.
‘New’ Rice Scheme Reveals Thailand Junta’s Dearth of Ideas
October 24, 2015

‘New’ Rice Scheme Reveals Thailand Junta’s Dearth of Ideas

By Rob Edens
Thailand's ruling junta is reverting to familiar political tactics.

South Korea’s Free Trade Dilemma
July 25, 2014

South Korea’s Free Trade Dilemma

By Yong Kwon
The agricultural sector demonstrates the challenges Seoul’s trade liberalization agenda faces.

Why Can’t Vietnam Grow Better Rice?
April 24, 2014

Why Can’t Vietnam Grow Better Rice?

By Elisabeth Rosen
Although the country is a major rice exporter, the industry suffers from quality issues.

Vietnamese Rice Farmers Abandon Their Fields
December 29, 2013

Vietnamese Rice Farmers Abandon Their Fields

By Angela Erika Kubo
Unable to make a living, rice cultivators are taking up other livelihoods to make ends meet.

Cambodia's Economic Opportunity
May 09, 2013

Cambodia's Economic Opportunity

While significant obstacles remain, the success of the rice sector is a potentially crucial driver in Cambodia’s prosperous and equitable development.

How Rice is Causing a Crisis in Thailand
November 10, 2012

How Rice is Causing a Crisis in Thailand

After years as the world’s top rice exporter, Thai PM Yingluck Shinawatra’s populist policies are causing serious problems.

China Shuts Down GE Rice?
February 29, 2012

China Shuts Down GE Rice?

China’s State Council releases a ground-breaking draft proposal on genetically engineered grain seeds.

Frustrating Philippines Rice Crisis
April 14, 2011

Frustrating Philippines Rice Crisis

Reports on shortages of Asia’s favorite staple is raising rumors of a possible ‘rice revolution’ this year in the Philippines.

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