Rice supply security can be achieved through higher productivity and production, and a more competitive industry instead of the current monopolistic practice.
Russia’s war in Ukraine is reversing hard-won development gains and destroying global food security.
The world's biggest rice exporter India has banned some overseas sales of the grain "with immediate effect," the government said, in a move that could drive international prices even higher.
Our world is facing a food crisis under the dual onslaught from El Niño and fertilizer shortage, and the situation will only worsen if Russia opts out of the Black Sea Grain Initiative.
Food security is of utmost strategic importance to the country’s survival that warrants long-term planning and persistent execution. Any let-up will invalidate all the efforts we have put in and will expose us to the tremendous threat of food shortage.
Advances in information and communication technologies (ICT) can significantly alleviate global food insecurity.