Technical)Manual)for)SRI)in)West)Africa Improving*and*Scaling*up*of*the*System*of*Rice* Intensification*in*West*Africa

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Changing over from the current rice production practices to adopting the SRI methodology is not a straightforward process. We propose hereby a number of steps that can assist in making this transition successful. Being systematic and staying creative are our two main recommendations when working through this process! 1. Understand the concept and principles of […]


Technical)Manual)for)SRI)in)West)Africa Improving and Scaling up of the System of Rice Intensification in West Africa

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The System of Rice Intensification, or SRI, is an agro-ecological and climate-smart rice production methodology that allows farmers to produce more grain using less seed and water, and fewer purchased inputs. Unlike other agriculture strategies, SRI does not rely on infrastructural projects, new varieties or fertilizers, herbicides or pesticides to raise yields. Instead, SRI is […]


SRI COOPBOD / BARUDEV INITIATIVE IN RURAL DEVELOPMENT – SRI COOPBOD / BARUDEV INITIATIVE IN RURAL DEVELOPMENT on SYSTEM OF RICE INTENSIFICATION (SRI)

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BACKGROUND This report has been compiled to provide insights on the Cornell University introduction and research activity for System of Rice Intensification (SRI) under the “Learning-by-Practicing Method (LbPM)”approach that took place on 29th – 02nd Dec, 2016 in Njinikom sub Division, Cameroon. The technical training material used and the training action plan were prepared to […]