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©Chris Stowers/Panos Pictures..PHILIPPINES Los Banos, Luzon 2003..Dr. Swapan K. Datta of IRRI (International Rice Research Institute) with a sample of "Golden Rice". Datta and IRRI hope that Golden Rice will spearhead the  next generation of hybrids which they believe will have a similar impact on food dynamics as IR8 the strain of rice also developed at the Institute which launched the  "Green Revolution" of the 1960s. Environmental critics are concerned about the impact of the plant's genetic engineering.