World Economic Forum video: “Up to 21 million farmers in 61 countries are using the SRI method”
February 11, 2019: This video shown at the World Economic Forum in Davos beings with “This sustainable way of growing rice produces bumper harvests..” See what you can learn about the System of Rice Intensification (SRI) in less than one-and-a-half minutes!
Can a hungry Mali turn rice technology into “white gold”?
BAGUINEDA, Mali, Oct 19 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – When rice farmers started producing yields nine times larger than normal in the Malian desert near the famed town of Timbuktu a decade ago, a passerby could have mistaken the crop for another desert mirage. Rather, it was the result of an engineering feat that has […]
Kenya;s Kano rice farmers reap from new technology
NYANGANDE, KENYA: It is a sunny Friday morning, and Monica Awino spreads her rice in the sun to dry at her Nyang’ande home in Nyando, Kisumu County. For over two decades, Awino had toiled and prayed for better harvest, in vain. The last two seasons however have seen her prayers shift from better harvest to reliable […]