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The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) is the world’s premier research organization dedicated to reducing poverty and hunger through rice science; improving the health and welfare of rice farmers and consumers; and protecting the rice-growing environment for future generations. IRRI is an independent, nonprofit, research and educational institute, founded in 1960 by the Ford and Rockefeller foundations with support from the Philippine government.
Laguna Philippines, Philippines
The National Oil Palm Growers Federation (Fedepalma) exists to support the palm oil producers in the defense of their interests and the achievement of the competitiveness of an oil-producing agroindustry that transforms the quality of life of the communities that welcome it and promotes progress And well-being. It faithfully represents the interests of its members as it is its irreplaceable role, and is designed to meet their needs even beyond their expectations.
The Faculty of Agronomic Sciences of the University of El Salvador is one of the most important faculties of the institution of higher education, with its headquarters in the central campus of the UES, also has an Experimental and Practical Station and Center of Agricultural Technology Located in San Luis Talpa, La Paz, south of the city of San Salvador.
San Salvador, El Salvador
National Agency or Council with responsibilities for distributing funds directly to researchers
Botanical Garden-Institute conducts scientific researches on plant conservation, plant ecology, vegetation ecology, phytogeography, environment protection, as well as accomplishes educational programs, organizes conferences, trainings & seminars. Botanical Garden-Institute of the Far Eastern Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences is the largest botanical garden in the Far East of Russia. The Garden is located in a suburb of the city, 19 kilometers to the north of the center. Botanical Garden-Institute is a protected natural area of federal significance. The botanical garden has many
Genesys is a global portal to information about Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (PGRFA). It is a gateway from which germplasm accessions from genebanks around the world can be easily found and ordered. GENESYS is the result of collaboration between Bioversity International on...read more
AfricaRice's research and development results are international public goods. AfricaRice is committed to their widespread diffusion and use to ultimately achieve a positive, equitable and lasting impact on the livelihoods of Africa's rice farmers and consumers. AfricaRice acknowledges...read more
The Africa Rice Center (AfricaRice) is a leading pan-African rice research organization committed to improving livelihoods in Africa through strong science and effective partnerships. AfricaRice is a CGIAR Research Center – part of a global research partnership for a food-secure future. It is also an intergovernmental association of African member countries.
The International Potato Center, known by its Spanish acronym CIP, was founded in 1971 as a root and tuber research-for-development institution delivering sustainable solutions to the pressing world problems of hunger, poverty, and the degradation of natural resources. CIP is truly a global center, with headquarters in Lima, Peru and offices in 20 developing countries across Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Working closely with our partners, CIP seeks to achieve food security, increased well-being, and gender equity for poor people in the developing world.
The main goal of the institute is to increase crop productivity and quality to ensure food security, optimize use of natural resources (land & water); and use up-to-date technology to reduce input cost and increase net returns to the farmers. Detailed aims include: 1- Developing and releasing new high-yielding early maturing varieties and hybrids, which are also resistant to pests and tolerant to adverse conditions (salinity, drought and high temperature); 2- Producing high quality breeder and foundation seeds for all the recommended commercial varieties to maintain their genetic purity