IRRI Reunion with GRRF 2024

Dear IRRI Alumni,   As many of you know, the Asia Rice Foundation USA (ARFUSA) has changed its name to the Global Rice Research Foundation – GRRF (www.ricefound.org), with its mission and activities unchanged. As in years past, GRRF will hold its Annual General...

IRRI Reunion and GRRF Annual Meeting

The 2024 Annual Meeting will be combined with a Reunion for IRRI former staff, July 25-28 in Portland, Oregon. Reserve the dates and plan to come to Oregon to meet up with IRRI friends and colleagues. More information to follow.

New Funding

GRRF is proud to announce it has been given a grant from the National Philanthropic Trust, as recommended by the Open Philanthropy Donor Advised Fund, to “support three six-week research fellowships to engage Ph.D. students in food security - related programs.” We are...

Report on the 2023 Annual Meeting

The 2023 meeting was held in Ithaca NY, at Cornell. Ronnie and Charlotte Coffman hosted a welcome dinner attended by all. The business meeting decided GRRF would host a Reunion for all former and current IRRI staff along with the Annual Meeting in 2024 in Portland,...

Report on 2022 Annual GRRF Meeting

Report on 2022 Annual GRRF Meeting

On July 29-31, 2022 members and friends of GRRF gathered for an annual meeting and some social time. Pictured below are some of the attendees at the home of Ruby and Russ Freed. We welcomed two new board members, Jennifer Herdt and Janneke Hille Ris Lambers. A special...