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Hybrid rice technology development: Ensuring China's food security

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  • Agricultural Science
  • Communication
  • Political Science

Abstract

Hybrid Rice Technology Development IFPRI Discussion Paper 00918 November 2009 Hybrid Rice Technology Development Ensuring China’s Food Security Jiming Li Yeyun Xin Longping Yuan 2020 Vision Initiative This paper has been prepared for the project on Millions Fed: Proven Successes in Agricultural Development (www.ifpri.org/millionsfed) INTERNATIONAL FOOD POLICY RESEARCH INSTITUTE The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) was established in 1975. IFPRI is one of 15 agricultural research centers that receive principal funding from governments, private foundations, and international and regional organizations, most of which are members of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR). FINANCIAL CONTRIBUTORS AND PARTNERS IFPRI’s research, capacity strengthening, and communications work is made possible by its financial contributors and partners. IFPRI receives its principal funding from governments, private foundations, and international and regional organizations, most of which are members of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR). IFPRI gratefully acknowledges the generous unrestricted funding from Australia, Canada, China, Finland, France, Germany, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Norway, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States, and World Bank. MILLIONS FED “Millions Fed: Proven Successes in Agricultural Development” is a project led by IFPRI and its 2020 Vision Initiative to identify interventions in agricultural development that have substantially reduced hunger and poverty; to document evidence about where, when, and why these interventions succeeded; to learn about the key drivers and factors underlying success; and to share lessons to help inform better policy and investment decisions in the future. A total of 20 case studies are included in this project, each one based on a synthesis of the peer-reviewed

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