COLOMBIA and DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: SRI in Latin America to Help Address Climate Change | SRI Global News: February - April 2024 **sririce -- System of Rice Intensification | Scoop.it

The project, Cultivate More with Less: Adaptation, validation and promotion of the System of Rice Intensification (SRI) in the Americas as a response to climate change, has successfully completed its first year. Financed by FONTAGRO and the GEF, the project is being executed by a consortium of partners including FEDERARROZ, CONIAF, IDIAF and IICA.

Five validation parcels with their respective controls, established in smallholder producers’ fields in Colombia and the Dominican Republic, have completed their first production cycle showing promising results.  Almost 150 producers and technicians have been trained and many more have been exposed to the innovation.