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Rice seed aids Bangladesh’s cyclone recovery

posted Jan 22, 2015, 10:48 PM by
Bangladeshi Minister of Agriculture Begum Matia Chowdhury shaking hands with IRRI's Deputy Director General for Communication and Partnerships Bruce Tolentino
Bangladesh's rice farmers recovering from Cyclone Mohashen, which hit the country last week, will receive free packages of flood-tolerant rice seed that they can plant next season to protect their future crops from flood damage. (This article was published in May 2013)