Mozambique : Understanding the Dynamic of Rice Farming Systems in Southern Mozambique to Improve Production and Benefits to Smallholders

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Rice farming systems (RFSs) in southern Mozambique are very heterogeneous and diversified, which has implications for smallholders’ adoption of each RFS, as well as on rice production and productivity in the region. In this regard, it is important to understand: (i) which RFS typologies can be leveraged to improve rice production and productivity; (ii) the […]

MALAWI | System of Rice Intensification (SRI) to mitigate climate change effects

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by National Smallholder Farmers Association of Malawi (NASFAM) Description Climate change has in recent years, among other problems, led to unpredictable weather patterns – making it difficult for farmers to plan on an ideal crop to plant with regard to the amount of rain and duration it requires to mature; prolonged dry spells – affecting […]

USING AGRO-ECOLOGICAL TECHNIQUES TO ENHANCE RICE CULTIVATION

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The Agricultural Council of Tanzania implements System of Rize Intensification (SRI) to boost productivity and improve livelihoods in Tanzania. Introduction System of Rice Intensification (SRI) is an agroecological methodology for increasing the productivity of irrigated rice by changing the management of plants, soil, water, and nutrients. Its methodology is based on early, quick, and healthy […]