2nd International Rice Congress

IRC2006 was held 9-12 October 2006 in New Delhi, India. It was organized by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research and the National Academy of Agricultural Sciences (India) and sponsored by IRRI and Government of India. It attracted 1,383 delegates from 46 countries, who discussed the greater application of rice science and technology and cooperation among countries to address the problems of poverty and hunger. Nine agricultural ministers also made the Delhi Declaration.