The goal of the IRIC is to provide information and computational tools to facilitate rice improvement via discovery of new gene-trait associations and accelerated breeding. Hosted by IRRI, the IRIC has three major objectives:
- Organize available genotyping, phenotyping, expression and other available data for rice germplasm into a linked, consistent and reliable source of information for the global research community.
- Provide user-friendly access to browse, search and analyze the data through a single portal.
- Support information sharing, public awareness and capacity building.