“Alliances for rice production sustainability” The   rice   sector   has   a   new   appointment   from   15   th   to   18   th   May   2018.   The   Auditorium   of   the   National   University   in   Piura,   Peru,   will   be   welcoming   participants   to   the   XIII International Rice Conference for Latin America and the Caribbean. The   Latin   American   Fund   for   Irrigated   Rice   (FLAR),   Hacienda   El   Potrero   (FLAR   member   in   Peru),   the   International   Center   for   Tropical   Agriculture   (CIAT)    and   the   Rice   Research Program   (Rice   Research   Program   by   CGIAR) ,   are   organizing   the   13   th   meeting   aimed   at   students,   producers,   farmers   and   advisors,   agronomists,   seed   and   plant   breeders, industrialists and researchers interested in understanding the major developments of the rice sector in the region. Under   the   motto   “Alliances   for   rice   production   sustainability”    we   wish   to   draw   attention   to   key   issues   of   our   endeavor   conducted   by   a   group   of   experts   who   will   discuss   five   main topics: Genetic Improvement for Sustainability Sustainability for Rice Production Rice Quality for Sustainability Sustainable Rice Markets and Business Rice and Society We   hope   you   can   join   us   in   this   meeting   which   will   include   three   days   conferences,   panels,   posters’   presentations,   technical   and   commercial   exhibition,   as   well   as   a   great   field   trip day across the rice valley in Piura and adyacent areas. 460   participants   from   30   countries   attended   the   past   Conference   in   Porto   Alegre   in   Brazil   in   2015   and   we   expect   to   outnumber   the   attendees   in   this   next   meeting   and   having fruitful discussions regarding rice sustainability. We look forward to seeing you in May 2018 in Peru. Cordially yours,
Eduardo Graterol Executive Director FLAR
Jonatan Requejo Manager Hacienda El Potrero
Fernando Correa Rice Program Leader CIAT
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