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  1. Key Resource 2015-09-21 The System of Rice Intensification (SRI) is a method of raising rice that produces substantially higher yields with the planting of far fewer seedlings and the use of fewer inputs than either traditional methods (i.e., flooding) or more “modern” methods (using mineral fertilizer or...  
  2. 2015-01-20 Selenium (Se), along with iron, zinc, and iodine, is one of a number of essential micronutrients that must be consumed in sufficient amounts in order to maintain human health. Selenium is part of a number of proteins within the human body that play an important role in protecting our bodies from...  
  3. 2015-11-18 The cyclical relationship between agricultural development and human health can hinder or drive economic development. In this presentation, Dr. Hanson will explore the impacts of poor health on agricultural productivity and yield; and the inter-connected role of food scarcity and malnutrition on...  
  4. 2015-11-20 Some tropical crops contain cyanogenic glycosides, toxic substances that release hydrocyanic acid (HCN; also referred to as cyanide) when cells are crushed. Consuming these plants without cooking them can cause cyanide poisoning, with varying effects depending on cyanide levels and how long a...  
  5. 2015-10-06 Speaker Bio: Wanpen Channard and her daughter, Picharineeraksri, are farmers from Baan Tha Mai Village, Nakorn- sawan Provience of Thailand. Wanpen has exclusively been a rice farmer her whole life. As a rice farmer, she was able to support her daughter to earn a university degree. Now,...  
  6. 2015-01-28 Sommaire: 1. Rappel des contraintes de la production rizicole. 2. Objectifs et résultats attendus 3. Définition du SRI 4. Origine du SRI 5. Introduction de SRI en Afrique de l’Ouest 6. Techniques culturales du SRI 7. Les résultats globaux au Mali, Nigéria et Ghana 8. Mécanisation en SRI 9. Film...  
  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. 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.  

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