Determinants Influencing the Adoption of Rice Intensification System among Smallholders in Mwea Irrigation Scheme, Kenya
Rice farming has received considerable attention in developing countries and particularly in Kenya due to its impact on smallholders’ income and food security. Irrigated rice is the largest consumer of water, and its sustainability is threatened by water shortage. This has necessitated the development of alternative irrigation water technologies, such as the system of rice […]
Rice Production under the System of Rice Intensification and Conventional Methods: Which is more Profitable in Ghana?
Some studies consider the System of Rice Intensification (SRI) method of rice production as more profitable than the Conventional method. Others, however, claim that there is no significant difference in yields between the two methods. The mixed representation of the economic value of the two methods of rice production by various authorities demands an empirical […]
Can agriculture overcome its own water problems?
Agriculture requires a great deal of water. In fact, it uses 70% of the world’s freshwater supplies. Extreme weather events are on the rise, and drought is as much […].*Solutions in India* To grow just a single kilo of rice takes 5000 litres of water, and it accounts for over a third of the water […]