SRI Global News: Nov. 2023 - Jan. 2024 **sririce.org -- System of Rice Intensification
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CAMEROON: SRI-Related Productivity Increase Contributes to Food Security in Conflict Areas in Northwest Cameroon

CAMEROON: SRI-Related Productivity Increase Contributes to Food Security in Conflict Areas in Northwest Cameroon | SRI Global News: Nov. 2023 - Jan. 2024 **sririce.org -- System of Rice Intensification | Scoop.it

In March 2021, Chia Benard (Ben) Ful, coordinator of the local NGO BARUDEV in the northwest Cameroon community of Mbueni, Boyo division, reported on the performance of BARUDEV’s SRI progress. Many farmers have more than doubled their yield with SRI methods; the field at left yielded two bags where previously less than one bag was obtained. And only 3-5 kg of seed was used vs 20 kg, a substantial and important saving. Because of the ongoing armed conflict in the region, markets have been disrupted; rice in the market is scarce and more costly. Most households are now subsistence producers. Any rice that is not needed as seed can be saved for household consumption in a rather dire situation of food insecurity. Ben writes, “With the crisis and Covid affecting us, better rice production can reduce hunger and poverty and also reduce malnutrition in children and those displaced by the armed conflict. We need to extend SRI into many communities as the demand for rice keeps increasing...

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CAMEROON: SRI COOPBOD / Barudev Initiative in Rural Development: Introducing a Learning-by-Practicing Method (LbPM) on System of Rice Intensification (SRI)

Four SRI farmers in Ndop, Cameroon,  plus COOPBOD coordinator Julius Fieshi made a four-day trip supported by SRI-Rice to Mbueni in Boyo Division (November 29 - December 2) to provide training to farmers working with the NGO BARUDEV in the latter location. Their report provides details on what was a logistically difficult trip but which was successful in conveying knowledge and building interest in use of the new methods.

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TANZANIA: The Success of Implementing a Sustainable Rice Systems Development in Tanzania

TANZANIA: The Success of Implementing a Sustainable Rice Systems Development in Tanzania | SRI Global News: Nov. 2023 - Jan. 2024 **sririce.org -- System of Rice Intensification | Scoop.it

Tanzanians who participated in the System of Rice Intensification training shared their stories of how a new rice growing system improved their lives. A bottom-up and more inclusive approach led to a successful outcome. Tanzania is one of the participating countries in the “Partnership for Sustainable Rice Systems Development in Sub-Saharan Africa” project within the framework of South-South Cooperation.  Tanzania has achieved a tremendous impact on farmers in five irrigation schemes’ regional districts. Besides Tanzania, the project supported Benin, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Guinea Conakry, Kenya, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal and Uganda.

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