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Climate-friendly rice: End of the paddyfield?

Climate-friendly rice: End of the paddyfield? | SRI Global News: February - April 2024 **sririce -- System of Rice Intensification | Scoop.it
Bigger harvests, lower costs and reduced emissions of greenhouse gases are just some of the benefits offered by a new way of growing rice which is now proving a winner in 50 countries.
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This article on SRI in the Climate News Network is based on a paper by Amir Kassam and Hugh Brammer.

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allAfrica.com: Nigeria: Rice Value Chain Initiative Launched

allAfrica.com: Nigeria: Rice Value Chain Initiative Launched | SRI Global News: February - April 2024 **sririce -- System of Rice Intensification | Scoop.it
allAfrica: African news and information for a global audience
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The West Africa Agriculture Productivity Programme launched a rice value chain initiative aimed at increasing yields in the production of rice by farmers in the country. The SRI initiative under the WAAPP-assisted Rice Value Chain Innovation Platform was launched in Abakaliki, Ebonyi state.

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SCI - The System of Crop Intensification

A manual from SRI-Rice on SCI, agroecological innovations for improving crop production

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Monograph on System of Crop Intensification (SCI) in a number of countries compiled by SRI-Rice at Cornell

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10 Celebrities Doing Good for Humanity

10 Celebrities Doing Good for Humanity | SRI Global News: February - April 2024 **sririce -- System of Rice Intensification | Scoop.it
Oh, celebrities, we’ve seen some that do great things for the environment, some who do great things for the animals, and now, we’re taking a look at some who do great things for our fellow human.
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Jim Carrey's Better U Foundation that helped get SRI-Rice started is listed second on this article about 10 celebrities doing good work on behalf of the planet. Very interesting article!

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Paddy farmers in Erode expect bumper harvest

Paddy farmers in Erode expect bumper harvest | SRI Global News: February - April 2024 **sririce -- System of Rice Intensification | Scoop.it

SRI in Erode, Tamil Nadu, India...

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Lotus Foods Wins 2014 Leadership Award for SRI

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Lotus Foods, which imports SRI rice from Madagascar, Cambodia and Indonesia, won the 2014 Leadership Award in the "Vision" category.

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Allereerste SRI bio-rijst op de Belgische markt

Allereerste SRI bio-rijst op de Belgische markt | SRI Global News: February - April 2024 **sririce -- System of Rice Intensification | Scoop.it
Biojournaal.nl is hét branchemedium voor de biologische sector
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This article describes the successful marketing of SRI rice grown in the Boyolali District of Java, Indonesia, in Belgium. It is sold under the Sunria brand. For more info, contact BloomAgro, an Indonesian company that exports fairtrade, organic SRI rice.

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Bihar scaling new heights in agriculture production: Nitish - The Times of India

Bihar scaling new heights in agriculture production: Nitish - The Times of India | SRI Global News: February - April 2024 **sririce -- System of Rice Intensification | Scoop.it
The CM said to make Bihar an agriculture belt, an ambitious road map has been charted out.
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Bihar's chief minister Nitish Kumar urges farmers to adopt the 'system of rice intensification (SRI)' method to maximize the yield. The government is providing help to farmers using SRI on a half a million hectares.

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Growing more, but working less | Oxfam America

Growing more, but working less | Oxfam America | SRI Global News: February - April 2024 **sririce -- System of Rice Intensification | Scoop.it
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A rice revolution?

A rice revolution? | SRI Global News: February - April 2024 **sririce -- System of Rice Intensification | Scoop.it
Rice demand is growing and climate change threatens this important food source. But a system of intensified cultivation may boost yields dramatically without the need for more expensive hybrid seeds, chemical fertilizers, and pesticides.
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Lessons learned: growing rice in Haiti and Vietnam - Haitian-Truth.org

Lessons learned: growing rice in Haiti and Vietnam - Haitian-Truth.org | SRI Global News: February - April 2024 **sririce -- System of Rice Intensification | Scoop.it
... counterparts in Vietnam to compare rice-growing methods, an Oxfam-America-led delegation of Haitian farmers and agronomists reports that one of those methods used in Vietnam, the System of Rice Intensification (SRI), ...
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Shamba Shape Up

Shamba Shape Up | SRI Global News: February - April 2024 **sririce -- System of Rice Intensification | Scoop.it

This is series 3, episode 13 of Shama Shape Up, a TV series with practical advice in Kenya that reportedly has 11 million viewers! This one includes SRI.

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The first 8 minutes of this video are about SRI. Very interesting! However, yesterday they replaced this with the Swahili version. Still, you can see a lot.

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