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50 years of India-IRRI partnership

posted Apr 21, 2015, 8:09 PM by   [ updated Jul 28, 2015, 6:27 PM ]
IRRI chief Bob Zeigler receives a special gift from 70-year-old Indian farmer, Muvva Krishnamurthy.
Hyderabad, India - On its golden jubilee, India’s Directorate of Rice Research (DRR) has been elevated to a national institute in recognition of its expanded role in research, partnerships, and technology delivery. The directorate is now the Indian Institute of Rice Research (IIRR) under the umbrella of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR). (This was originally published on 16 April 2015)