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IRRI Recognized for Excellence in Transgenic Research Management

January 23, 2019

The International Rice Research Institute has been recognized by Excellence Through Stewardship (ETS) for their successful completion of the ETS Global Audit Process. ETS is a global not-for-profit organization that promotes the universal adoption of stewardship programs and quality management systems for the full life cycle of agricultural technology products. According to IRRI's Director General, Matthew Morrell, the recognition strengthens the position of IRRI as a global leader in transgenic research management.

"IRRI's work protects the health of rice farmers and consumers, and the environmental sustainability of rice farming in a world challenged by climate change. IRRI's work promotes the empowerment of women and support opportunities for youth in an equitable agri-food system," stated by ETS in their news release.

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