|English||The Asia Rice Foundation|
Social Practices, Rituals and Festive Events
Knowledge and Practices Concerning Nature and the Universe
Education and Training
Our goal is to mobilize and provide support for cultural, educational, research, and advocacy movements that promote public appreciation of the role of rice in the diverse culture of Asia, and to ensure that farmers can produce enough rice to feed Asia’s growing population while preserving the environment.
The Asia Rice Foundation is a regional nonprofit organization that works for an Asia that can feed itself, treasures the rich heritage of its rice cultures, cares about the well-being of both its rice consumers and producers, and values its rice-growing land as a precious commodity to be shared with future generations.
National rice foundations are established in major rice-growing countries of Asia to undertake rice programs, projects, and activities relevant to the needs and constraints of the respective countries. They are federated together with the Asia Rice Foundation serving as the secretariat to coordinate and provide support to their rice programs and activities.
National rice foundations are undertaking exciting rice programs, projects and activities around the world.
The Asia Rice Foundation (ARF) has the following major activities/projects:
The ARF published books on rice, as follows:
2004 – Rice in the Seven Arts
B. Annual Rice Forums
The ARF organizes Annual Rice Forums to bring concerned individuals and agencies on rice to discuss and share information on the selected theme for each year. Each forum focuses on problems and progresses related to rice that is of interest to rice people. The list of the Annual Rice Forums is given below:
Recommendations from each forum are brought to the attention of the public primarily through publication of forum proceedings.
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|Address||SEARCA Main Building, College 4031, Laguna, Philippines|