Bas Bouman's blog - Global Rice Science Partnership
Dr. Bas Bouman is the Director of the Global Rice Science Partnership (GRiSP), which is the CGIAR Research Program on Rice.
In his blog, Bas explores topics of interest across rice research and development worldwide and shares his expertise in specific areas of science.
In 2015, the Global Rice Science Partnership (GRiSP) enters its 5th year, and is gearing up to the development of a phase II proposal for 2017 and beyond.
The Global Rice Science Partnership (GRiSP), launched in January 2011 is now half way its first phase.
Why suggest and foster discord when it actually doesn’t exist around SRI - the System of Rice Intensification?
Usually, special “theme days” in the year pass by me somewhat unnoticed in my busy day-to-day activities.
The European Commission has announced that it will restrict the use of certain pesticides... what does this mean for rice production?
To celebrate World Water Day in 2013, we answer the age-old question—Does rice really use too much water?
Recent news reports have claimed high yields in India. But what should we make of them?
First published on CGIAR, 25 June 2013: GRiSP Director Bas Bouman is interviewed for the CGIAR about the value of rice research partnerships.
In 1968, Sicco Mansholt, the European commissioner for agriculture, sent a memorandum to the Council of Ministers of the European Community concerning agricultural reform.
In 2008, the international price of rice spiked dramatically in an event called the Rice Price Spike. So where are we now, five years later?