1. 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...
  2. 01-06-2010 36 pages, illustrated, photos 2 copies
  3. 31-05-2020
  4. 01-01-2008 This colorful booklet explains SRI through pictures and contains a CD on the system of rice intensification. 6 pages, CD, photos
  5. 22-07-2019 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...
  6. 31-03-2015 ECHOcommunity member Jean Apedoh is a trained agronomist from Togo who has become a recognized authority in West Africa on a technique used to increase rice yields called SRI. Jean first came across the System of Rice Intensification (SRI) at the 2010 ECHO West Africa Forum through a presentation...
  7. 26-03-2015 The System of Rice Intensification (SRI) is a methodology aimed at increasing the yield of rice produced in farming. It is a low water, labor intensive, organic method that uses younger seedlings singly spaced and typically hand weeded with special tools. It was developed in 1983 by the French...
  8. 26-02-2016 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”...
  9. 19-11-2015 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 fertility or erratic rainfall, they are increasingly willing to...
  10. 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...