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Mayor of Cheongdo County in South Korea visits the “birthplace” of Tong-il rice

posted Jan 3, 2016, 7:36 PM by
Seong-Yool Lee, mayor of Cheongdo County, South Korea, visited IRRI on 11 November 2015 to learn about the historical relationship between Korea and the Institute. The Government of the Republic of Korea has been working with IRRI since 1964. The collaborative research between the Rural Development Administration (RDA) and IRRI resulted in the development of Tong-il rice varieties. (This was originally published in November 2015)