Golden Rice - updates

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Nobel winners slam Greenpeace on GMO crops

Jun 30, 2016 - 10:15 PM

Addressed to the global environmental group the United Nations and governments the letter says Greenpeace has misrepresented the risks benefits and impacts of genetically altered food plants

STANDING UP FOR GOLDEN RICE. Pro-GMO scientist Wayne Parrot holds up a jar of conventional rice on one hand and a jar of Golden Rice on the other. Photos by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Bill Gates deputy visits PH for rice research updates

Apr 08, 2015 - 4:32 PM

2nd UPDATE Pamela Anderson a director of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has been meeting with IRRI officials but reports say the world s richest man himself also visited

Women and organic farming: Ending hunger one garden at a time

Mar 08, 2015 - 12:15 PM

Women have a big role in ending hunger not just in their families but also in the community

Giving Filipinos the choice of safe and nutritious food

Mar 07, 2015 - 5:07 PM

Proper labeling of products with genetically modified organisms should be mandatory in the Philippines to give consumers a chance to choose safe food a consumers rights group says

Food security amid a changing climate

Nov 02, 2014 - 1:52 PM

A resilient agricultural sector is needed to ensure food security in a country threatened by climate change

The long, slow march of 'biofortified' genetically modified food

Jul 09, 2014 - 10:29 AM

Research into biofortified food has looked at boosting levels of important micronutrients in rice banana cassava and corn but progress has also been slow

GOLDEN OPPORTUNITY? Golden Rice, currently undergoing field trials in the Philippines, is supposed to be the world's answer to Vitamin A deficiency. Photo from International Rice Research Institute

Pahiyas Festival: A colorful glimpse into our farming roots

May 18, 2014 - 2:03 PM

Rice is the main inspiration of this delightful affair The rice grains rice plants and rice seedlings on display may all seem the same but a closer look will reveal that they are not

Breast milk, indigenous food: A mother’s recipe for healthy children

May 11, 2014 - 1:45 PM

The long term solution to the nutrition deficiency problem in the Philippines is to promote breastfeeding across the country

2013 in green: Top 10 PH environmental news

Dec 27, 2013 - 9:00 AM

From devastated coral reefs to renewable energy 2013 was a rollercoaster ride for Mother Nature to say the least

Unmasking Golden Rice

Nov 25, 2013 - 10:23 AM

Do we need Golden Rice at all?

Golden rice to be launched in PH in 2016

Nov 05, 2013 - 8:22 PM

In 2016 the controversial genetically modified rice may be distributed to farmers say researchers

GOLDEN OPPORTUNITY? Golden Rice, currently undergoing field trials in the Philippines, is supposed to be the world's answer to Vitamin A deficiency. Photo from International Rice Research Institute

Why I support Golden Rice

Oct 22, 2013 - 9:02 AM

I believe that the best way forward for Philippine agriculture is not to dismiss GMOs outright but to see how we can best use them to our advantage

Michael Purugganan, Dean for Science, New York University

SEARICE: Promote indigenous technology, not GMOs

Oct 21, 2013 - 2:39 PM

An NGO says farmers have enough indigenous technology to sustain our food needs

WORLD FOOD DAY EVENT. SEARICE's seed fair and organic tiangge at the Church of the Risen Lord in UP Diliman. Photo by Karen Liao/Rappler

Golden Rice: (Com)promised charity

Oct 12, 2013 - 10:43 PM

Instead of quick fixes we need to look again at the more practical interventions grounded in our own contexts and histories

GMO debate for Golden Rice

Oct 11, 2013 - 9:27 PM

After a court bans field trials for the genetically modified eggplant both anti and pro GMO lobbyists are gearing up for the approval of tests for Golden Rice

Golden Rice: The next GMO battleground

Oct 05, 2013 - 7:21 PM

Now at the 4th level of testing Golden Rice is seen as the last barrier to wide acceptance of GMOs

STANDING UP FOR GOLDEN RICE. Pro-GMO scientist Wayne Parrot holds up a jar of conventional rice on one hand and a jar of Golden Rice on the other. Photos by Pia Ranada/Rappler

PH most 'GMO-friendly' country in Southeast Asia?

Sep 14, 2013 - 2:07 PM

Environmentalists farmers are alarmed over continuing approvals of GMOs by the government

GOLDEN OPPORTUNITY? Golden Rice, currently undergoing field trials in the Philippines, is supposed to be the world's answer to Vitamin A deficiency. Photo from International Rice Research Institute

Science wRap: 'Golden rice', Curiosity, lab-grown burgers

Aug 10, 2013 - 5:05 PM

The battle over genetically modified rice Curiosity celebrates one earth year on Mars Henrietta Lacks and electric buses