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Golden Rice a distraction to solving Vitamin A deficiency

Feature story | November 9, 2010 at 15:49

So called ‘golden’ rice will not help in the fight against vitamin A deficiency (VAD) according to a report released by Greenpeace at the International Rice Congress today. The report documents successful measures taken to minimise the impact of...

Golden rice's lack of lustre

Publication | November 9, 2010 at 16:04

‘Golden’ rice has been in development for almost 20 years and has still not made any impact on the prevalence of VAD (vitamin A deficiency). Not only has it failed to have any impact on VAD while using money and resources that could have been...

Greenpeace installs ‘historical’ marker in IRRI compound

Feature story | April 14, 2010 at 6:00

Greenpeace activists today delivered puto (rice cake) to the International Rice Research Institute on its 50th birthday, carrying the message “IRRI GO GE-Free!” and installed a ‘historical’ marker at the premises, to call on the Philippine-based...

A Greenpeace activst holds rice cake with

Image | April 14, 2010 at 6:00

A Greenpeace activst holds rice cake with the message "IRRI GO GE- Free!" at the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) as a security officer negotiates with activists during a Greenpeace activity at the International Rice Research...

International Rice Research Institute Deputy

Image | April 14, 2010 at 6:00

International Rice Research Institute Deputy Director General for Research Achim Dobermann receives a rice cake with the message "IRRI GO GE-Free!" from a Greenpeace activist.

A security officer tries to cover the photographer's

Image | April 14, 2010 at 6:00

A security officer tries to cover the photographer's lens during a Greenpeace activity at the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI). Greenpeace activists installed a 'historical' marker in the International Rice Research (IRRI).

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