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Indonesia reaps rewards from cooperation in rice research

posted Jan 25, 2015, 7:16 PM by
It’s no surprise for any person living in Asia to hear that the average Asian eats rice every day and frequently at every meal.

Rice is such an integral part of life its consumption is often taken for granted — not just as a staple food but as a driver of national food security, regional political stability, economic growth, and its potential to elevate whole communities out of poverty. (This blog was first published in The Jakarta Post, 3 October 2011)