CUBA: SRI-Inspired Sustainable Sugarcane Initiative (SSI/SiCAS) Continues to Spread | SRI Global News: Nov. 2023 - Jan. 2024 **sririce.org -- System of Rice Intensification | Scoop.it

Rena Pérez reported on progress with the Sustainable Sugarcane Initiative (SSI, or SiCAS in Spanish), a methodology adapted from SRI principles. Two years after her 2012 presentation (see article) on SiCAS to Cuba's sugarcane industry, Perez learned of a sugarcane cooperative in Las Tunas that had adapted the SiCAS methods in a dry part of the island to use three-bud setts, which both reduced the required planting material and increased the yields...