Xinhua

Chinese agriculture scientists have bred new rice varieties named “Green Super Rice (GSR)” for developing Asian and African countries to reduce hunger and increase the income of farmers.

Supported by the Chinese government and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the project has bred 78 GSR varieties for 18 countries with a total growing area of 6.12 million hectares since its launch in 2008, hoping to benefit 30 million resource-poor smallholder rice farmers in Asia and Africa…

Reblogged from China.org.cn

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April 03, 2019