Be an HRDC member

Interested in becoming a member? HRDC offers five membership levels: platinum, gold, silver, green-platinum and green. You can find out more about the benefits of each membership level below or read through the Guidelines for Public-Private Sector Partnership. Send an email to hrdc@irri.org for more info or if you have specific questions.

Gold

USD20,000/annum
  • Access to HRDC material
  • Access to information, and expertise relevant to hybrid rice sector
  • Receives the moderate amount of material (A, B, and R lines, F2 population)
  • Access to IRRI proprietary DNA markers relevant for hybrid rice breeding
  • Access to certain additional IRRI proprietary non-HRDC material for breeding purposes, at an additional cost (USD 1000 /line/year)
  • Access to RETA for evaluating finished hybrids of HRDC
  • Higher royalty fee at commercial phase

  • Any for-profit organizations or companies that have commercial activities related to rice R&D and/or selling of seeds and other products and Services, including business entities under public organizations
  • Commitment to report diligently in writing the results to HRDC

Silver

USD10,000/annum
  • Access to information and expertise relevant to hybrid rice sector
  • Access to starter kit (15-20 parental lines each year) material from HRDC for first and second year of membership (Note: by default, the membership of Silver members active in breeding and/or marketing of rice seed varieties will be upgraded to Gold membership from the third year onwards; All the benefits and annual fee of gold membership eventually will be applied
  • All the benefits of “HRDC Gold” from year 3 to 5 of the membership
  • Access to RETA for evaluating finished hybrids of HRDC
  • Higher royalty fee at commercial phase, after upgrade to Gold
  • Participation in HRDC forum
  • Possibility to showcase their product, service, and technologies to HRDC members by the way of presentations in HRDC forum
  • No access to HRDC materials until upgrade to Gold
  • Can nominate one (1) hybrid per year under MRYT

  • Any for-profit organizations or companies that have commercial activities related to rice R&D and/or selling of seeds and other products and services, Including business entities under public organizations Commitment to report diligently in writing the results to HRDC

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