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  1. 2020-07-31
  2. Rice is the staple food of 3 billion people, providing one-fifth of calories consumed worldwide. Its cultivation is responsible for at least 10 percent of agricultural greenhouse gas emissions and 9 to 19 percent of global methane emissions. That is because flooded rice paddies are ideal...
  3. 2019-07-22 Figure 1. Jean Apedoh, spécialiste en SRI C'est lors du premier forum de ECHO, tenu à Ouagadougou en 2010, que l'ingénieur agronome togolais Jean Apedoh a suivi le module sur le système de riziculture intensive (SRI). Dès son retour dans son pays, il a non seulement approfondi ses connaissances...
  4. Key Resource 2015-09-21 SRI involves the use of a combination of management practices that optimize growing conditions for rice plants, particularly in the root zone. It was developed in Madagascar in the early 1980s by Father Henri de Laulaníe, a Jesuit priest who spent over 30 years in that country working with...
  5. 2015-06-02 Fah Mui is a local farmer and member of the ECHO Asia network. Below she shared her story and experience with System of Rice Intensification, or SRI, a tool promoted throughout the ECHO Asia network as a way to increase farmers’ rice yields and reduce their inputs.
  6. 2016-02-26 Extracto: El Sistema Intensificado de Cultivo de Arroz (SICA) es un método de cultivar el arroz que produce las cosechas bastante más fructíferas con la siembra de muchas menos plantas de semillero y el uso de menos aportes que cualquier método tradicional (p.ej., la inundación) o más “moderno”...
  7. 2015-11-19 Small farmers around the world are cautious when making changes to the practices they use or the crops they grow; especially as their family’s food and income depend on the harvest. However with challenges such as decreasing soil fertility or erratic rainfall, they are increasingly willing to...
  8. Presented at the ECHO International Agriculture Conference 2015 Small farmers around the world are cautious when making changes to the practices they use or the crops they grow; especially as their family’s food and income depend on the harvest. However with challenges such as decreasing soil...
  9. TheSRI Homepage/System of Rice Intensificationwebsite,a joint collaboration of Association Tefy Saina and CIIFAD, offers a wealth of SRI-related material, particularly on its "SRI Practical and AV Material” page. Downloadable English manuals includeHow to Help Rice Plants to Grow Better and...
  10. A two-day workshop about System of Rice Intensification best practices and experiences sharing.