Rice farmers can get better yields and more resilience to climate change

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The method, the system of rice intensification (SRI), is different from traditional paddy growing, with permanently flooded rice fields. Traditionally, SRI builds on four principles: Early transplanting of the seedlings (1-2 weeks instead of 3-6), widely spaced plants to allow for regular mechanical weeding and reduce the competition for water, carefully controlled water management, and the […]

The System of Rice Intensification in Sustainable Agriculture

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Learn how investing in the System of Rice Intensification can become part of a sustainable solution for future food security

MALI: Système de riziculture intensive — Une technique pour accroître la production du riz

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Cette technique contribuera en 10 ans à l’augmentation de 10% de la production nationale de riz. Ce qui profitera à 244.962 producteurs/productrices pour un coût estimé à 14 milliards de Fcfa. Le Centre des innovations vertes pour le secteur agro-alimentaire de la GIZ Mali (CIV/GIZ-Mali), a fait hier la promotion du Système de riziculture intensive […]