Increased ambient temperature
Increased water temperature
Seed varieties & GM crops
Land management policies
Property rights & small vs. Large farmers
Per capita rice consumption
Double burden of disease, Infectious diseases, Chronic & degenerative diseases
Demographic & epidemiological transitions
Emerging trends & spatial patterns of rice production
Rice & structural transformation
Asia's green revolution: past achievements & future challenges
Household income dynamics & changes in gender roles in rice farming
Fostering a green revolution in rice: can Africa replicate Asia's experience?
Long-run dynamics of rice consumption, 1960 - 2050
The global rice supply & demand outlook: the need for greater productivity growth to keep rice affordable
Economic development, land tenure, and the changing optimum farm size
Rice seed provision & the evolution of seed markets
Fertiliser use, markets & management
Managing irrigation in an environment of water scarcity
Rice pest management: issues and opportunities for efficient post production operations
The international rice trade: structure, conduct, and performance
Domestic rice price, trade, and marketing policies
Rice & global climate change
Technological opportunities for developing & deploying improved germplasm for key target traits
Positioning rice research globally: investment arrangements & emerging challenges
Labour force and farming/ managerial policies
Small farms vs. large scale irrigation schemes?
Water scarcity & conflict?
HIV / AIDS
Fertility & mortality
Wealth accumulation and changing diets, Asia: trend towards more meat. Impact on land use and calorie per hectare, Africa: wealth and shift from maize to rice?
Farming efficiency and crop yields
Supply side expenses, Import tariffs, Fuel & transportation costs