An overview of global rice production, supply, trade, and consumption.

Abstract

Rice is the staple food for over half the world's population. Approximately 480 million metric tons of milled rice is produced annually. China and India alone account for ∼50% of the rice grown and consumed. Rice provides up to 50% of the dietary caloric supply for millions living in poverty in Asia and is, therefore, critical for food security. It is… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/nyas.12540

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