The Association of Rice Research
Workers (ARRW) is a nonprofit, non-political organization that promotes
innovative agricultural research and capacity building for sustainable
development of rice science across the globe. It strives to empower the
scientists to help overcome hunger, poverty and a degraded environment
through better agriculture.
ORYZA is the only international
journal on rice science since 1961, a testimony of its persistent
contribution to sustainable food security and reduce poverty in
developing countries through scientific research articles and
research-related activities in the fields of rice agriculture, rice
based farming and cropping systems. It scales up innovative research for
increased productivity to benefit in terms of food security, better
nutrition, higher income and improved management of natural resources.
ORYZA is a quarterly international
journal that disseminates peer reviewed articles on state of art
knowledge on innovative research designed to confront global and
regional issues of multi dimensional challenges. Besides the publication
of the journal ‘ORYZA’, the ARRW is positioned to rapidly deliver new
technologies and new knowledge by periodically holding national and
international seminars and symposia to ensure significant gains in terms
of reduced hunger and improved incomes for small farmers yet
safeguarding biodiversity, pro-environment farming, food policies,
germplasm improvement, technology and tools to provide best-in-class
services to the clients
The ARRW has the unique convening
power, it invites review articles from subject stalwarts, it holds
influential events periodically to publish quality and valued articles
that has proved its scalable growth in providing turn key solutions to
rice management practices encountering biotic and abiotic stress
situations besides implementing best practices under the present
vagaries and vicissitudes of global climate change.
It has more than 500 Members across
the country and abroad. It’s main office functions at the Central Rice
Research Institute, Cuttack, India having its Executive Council and a
strong network of councilors spread over various regions of the country.
The present website of the ARRW will give an overview of the
multifarious activities it undertakes besides archives on current and
past published issues, seminar proceedings etc.
The journal ORYZA has acquired a
career promoting scholarly grade of 4.0 by National Academy of
Agricultural Sciences (NASS), New Delhi an autonomous body, a proof of
its status and potential par excellence.