IRRI and Crop Trust Agreement Saves World's Largest Rice Collection

Published: 17/10/2018
IRRI and Crop Trust Agreement Saves World's Largest Rice Collection
Source: WWW.ISAAA.ORG

An agreement between the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) and the Crop Trust ensures the conservation and sharing of 136,000 rice varieties from all over the world. The world's largest rice collection will receive permanent funding worth US$1.4 million a year, in perpetuity, and signed on World Food Day, October 16, 2018, during the 5th...

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