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News and general articles (May 2024)

Research items (May 2024)

 


In the Press – (October 2023)  

Comparing productivity of rice under system of rice intensification and conventional flooding: A switching regression approach https://academicjournals.org/journal/AJAR/article-abstract/7BACCEA65009

Comparative Study of Rice Yield Production for Conventional Paddy Rice and Systems of Rice Intensification- https://www.sciencepublishinggroup.com/journal/paperinfo?journalid=369&doi=10.11648/j.ajwse.20200602.13

Spreading the system of rice intensification across East and Southern Africa –https://www.ifad.org/documents/38714170/39135645/SRI%20case%20study.pdf/fb791e52-e01f-4812-93d7-19b43edc6c2c
System of Rice Intensification (SRI) versus farmer practice — A comparative evaluation in the Timbuktu region of Mali
– https://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/document?repid=rep1&type=pdf&doi=03fb95edfad7b21cff776af5c81f56cf227bc4f5
In the Press – (September 2023)  
Uganda: Rice Cultivation Handbook- https://sri-africa.net/index.php/2023/08/23/uganda-rice-
cultivation-handbook/
Characteristics of Rice Production Systems in Northern Agro-Ecological Zone, Uganda- https://sri-africa.net/index.php/2023/08/23/characterisation-of-rice-production-systems-in-northern-agro-
ecological-zone-uganda/
Characteristics of rice produced under direct and indirect SRI practices in Chimala Area in Mbarali District Tanzania-https://sri-africa.net/index.php/2023/08/23/characteristics-of-rice-produced-under-direct-and-indirect-sri-practices-in-chimala-area-in-mbarali-district-tanzania/
EXCHANGE OF EXPERIENCE ON SUCCESSFUL RICE SECTOR DEVELOPMENT POLICIES IN SUB-
SAHARAN AFRICA AND ASIA- https://sri-africa.net/index.php/2023/08/16/exchange-of-experience-on-
successful-rice-sector-development-policies-in-sub-saharan-africa-and-asia/
In the Press – (August2023)  

SYSTEM OF RICE INTENSIFICATION (SRI) IN MALI – https://sri-
africa.net/index.php/2023/07/31/system-of-rice-intensification-sri-in-mali-2/

Technical)Manual)for)SRI)in)West)Africa Improving and Scaling up of the System of Rice
Intensification in West Africa-
https://sri-africa.net/index.php/2023/07/31/technicalmanualforsriinwestafrica-improving-and-scaling-
up-of-the-system-of-rice-intensification-in-west-africa/

System!of!Rice!Intensification!(SRI) Volunteer Handbook- https://sri-
africa.net/index.php/2023/07/31/systemofriceintensificationsri-volunteer-handbook/

Climate change adaptation options to inform planning of agriculture and food systems in The
Gambia: A systematic approach for stocktaking- https://sri-africa.net/index.php/2023/07/21/climate-
change-adaptation-options-to-inform-planning-of-agriculture-and-food-systems-in-the-gambia-a-
systematic-approach-for-stocktaking/

Impact of System of Rice Intensification (SRI) Practices on Cropping System Resilience to
Fluctuating Climate Conditions in Timbuktu Region, Northern Mali, West Africa – https://sri-
africa.net/index.php/2023/07/16/impact-of-system-of-rice-intensification-sri-practices-on-cropping-
system-resilience-to-fluctuating-climate-conditions-in-timbuktu-region-northern-mali-west-africa/

Influence of Water Management Farming Practices on Soil Organic Carbon and Nutrients: A Case
Study of Rice Farming in Kilombero Valley, Tanzania- https://sri-
africa.net/index.php/2023/07/04/influence-of-water-management-farming-practices-on-soil-organic-carbon-and-nutrients-a-case-study-of-rice-farming-in-kilombero-valley-tanzania/

In the Press – (July 2023)  

SYSTEM OF RICE INTENSIFICATION (SRI) IN MALI- https://afsafrica.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/sri_mali.pdf

Technical)Manual)for)SRI)in)West)Africa Improving and Scaling up of the System of Rice  Intensification in West Africa –https://sriwestafrica.files.wordpress.com/2014/05/sri-technical-manual-version-21.pdf

The Potential of System of Rice Intensification (SRI) to Increase Rice Water Productivity: a Case of Mkindo Irrigation Scheme in Morogoro Region, Tanzania- https://www.ajol.info/index.php/tjags/article/download/130217/119786/0

System!of!Rice!Intensification!(SRI) Volunteer Handbook – https://uploads-ssl.webflow.com/62473771a75ad943caeb4dbf/6476131c50d16565df068dbb_Peace%20Corps%20SRI%20Volunteer%20Handbook%20(1).pdf

Transforming Rice Production with SRI (System of Rice Intensification) Knowledge and Practice –http://www.agsri.com/images/documents/sri/SRI_Book_Final_Version.pdf

Farmer Evaluations Of The System Of Rice Intensification (SRI) Compared With Conventional Rice Production In Benin- https://core.ac.uk/download/pdf/236411905.pdf

System of Rice Intensification: A Review.- https://www.researchgate.net/publication/326259081_System_of_Rice_Intensification_A_Review

Is the system of rice intensification (SRI) pro poor? Labour, class and technological change in West Africa- https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0308521X21001827

System of Rice Intensification in Kenya: Lessons Learnt for Upscaling SRI in Africa- https://www.echocommunity.org/en/resources/195f9a39-5e08-436d-a87c-b75312d8d210

MORE RICE FOR PEOPLE MORE WATER FOR THE PLANET- https://s3.amazonaws.com/oxfam-us/www/static/oa3/files/more-rice-for-people-more-water-for-the-planet-sri.pdf

Developing the rice industry in Africa Tanzania assessment – https://www.inter-reseaux.org/wp-content/uploads/20120803_Tanzania_rice_value_chain_analysis_external_.pdf

SRI – System of Rice Intensification: More rice with less water- https://wwfint.awsassets.panda.org/downloads/wwf_rice_report_2007.pdf

Adopting the system of rice intensification (SRI) in Tanzania: A review- https://www.scirp.org/journal/paperinformation.aspx?paperid=35698

In the Press – (May -June 2023)  

Agriculture: des petits producteurs formés au système de riziculture intensive [GIZ-sponsored SRI training in Kinshasa in associated with the centres d’innovations vertes (CIV)]
April 7, 2023, Agence Congolaise de Presse (ACP) (DR Congo) – https://acp.cd/economie/agriculture-des-petits-producteurs-formes-au-systeme-de-riziculture-intensive/

2023. FAO spearheads adoption of new rice production technology in Tanzania in push to raise yields and boost farmer incomes. Milling Middle East and Africa website April 17. [FAO, with EU funding, is training farmers on SRI to improve yields and incomes in the Morogoro and Mbeya regions.]
https://www.millingmea.com/fao-trains-tanzanian-rice-growers-on-the-system-of-rice-intensification-sri-technology-in-a-bid-to-transform-traditional-cultivation-methods/

Mbago, Gertrude. 2023. Rice intensification technology transforms farming, lives of people. IPP Media. April 8. [EU-supported FAO SRI project in Mbeya and Morogoro yields good results in Tanzania.]
https://www.ippmedia.com/en/features/rice-intensification-technology-transforms-farming-lives-people

2023. Meet the shortlisted candidates of the Resilient Agriculture Innovations for Nature (RAIN) Challenge. Global Resilience Partnership website. April 10. [SRI project by Nile Interconsults Uganda is among the shortlist. (We don’t know much about SRI in Uganda so this is interesting!)
https://www.globalresiliencepartnership.org/meet-the-shortlisted-candidates-of-the-resilient-agriculture-innovations-for-nature-rain-challenge/

2023. A walk through the past and the future of Congolese rice: an interview with Ivan Godfroid. RIKOLTO website. April 5. [Rikolto (a Belgian NGO) ag value chain article that briefly notes their work with SRI and ISFM in DR Congo.]
https://international-rikolto.wieni.work/en/news/walk-through-past-and-future-congolese-rice-interview-ivan-godfroid

2023. Growing green: Climate-Smart Agriculture, revolutionizing farming for a changing world. Tractor News. April 3. [SRI cited as example of CSA.]
https://tractornews.in/articles/growing-green-how-climate-smart-agriculture-is-revolutionizing-farming-for-a-changing-world/

FAO spearheads adoption of new rice production technology in Tanzania in push to raise yields and boost farmer income
https://www.millingmea.com/fao-trains-tanzanian-rice-growers-on-the-system-of-rice-intensification-sri-technology-in-a-bid-to-transform-traditional-cultivation-methods/

Price Announcement – Organic Rice from Sri Lanka-https://www.fairtrade.net/standard/price-announcement-organic-rice-from-sri-lanka

A UFO? Assessment of System of Rice Intensification from the Agricultural Economics Perspective- https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-981-19-5542-6_7

1908 Rice cultivation in Africa: How traditional practices relate to modern opportunities-https://www.slideshare.net/SRI.CORNELL/1908-rice-cultivation-in-africa-how-traditional-practices-relate-to-modern-opportunities

Rice Yield and Nitrogen Use Efficiency With System of Rice Intensification and Conventional Management Practices in Mkindo Irrigation Scheme, Tanzania- https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fsufs.2022.802267/full

How to Meet Rice Demand more Adequately, Equitably, and Sustainably- https://foodtank.com/news/2018/02/coraf-system-rice-intensification-demand-equitably-sustainably/

A review of agricultural research issues raised by the system of rice intensification (SRI) from Madagascar: opportunities for improving farming systems for resource-poor farmers- https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0308521X01000701

Water-sparing rice farming proves viable in Kenya- https://www.eco-business.com/news/water-sparing-rice-farming-proves-viable-in-kenya/

SPEEDRICE: Effortless rice permaculture in Madagascar – https://the.akdn/en/resources-media/whats-new/spotlights/speedrice-effortless-rice-permaculture-madagascar


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In the Press – (Jan 2023)  

USING AGRO-ECOLOGICALTECHNIQUES TO ENHANCE RICE CULTIVATION – https://yenkasa.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/12/ACT_Tanzania_SRI.pdf

How Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Rice Can be Minimised through Regenerative Production- https://ellenmacarthurfoundation.org/videos/how-greenhouse-gas-emissions-from-rice-can-be-minimised-through-regenerative

Tanzania: Social Capital proves critical to success of System of Rice Intensification (SRI) farming in Tanzania- https://yenkasa.org/social-capital-proves-critical-to-success-of-system-of-rice-intensification-sri-farming-in-tanzania/

Official launch of the ricowas project. january 18, 2023 in bamako- http://www.oss-online.org/en/RICOWAS_OSS

[Youtube video] . SRI Method For Rice Cultivation  –https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WFYd6hNQzBU

[Youtube video] -Save 30 to 40% of the world water consumption: Dry Rice intercropping- iRice –https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4d4kP0V3RQ8

Overview of the System of Rice Intensification (SRI) Around the World- https://www.slideshare.net/SRI.CORNELL/2203-overview-of-system-of-rice-intensification-sri-around-the-worldpptx

Rice sustainable farming and SRI (System of Rice Intensification) method- https://wikifarmer.com/rice-sustainable-farming-and-sri-system-of-rice-intensification-method/

Tackling food security with climate-smart rice- https://apolitical.co/solution-articles/en/tackling-food-security-with-climate-smart-rice

Technique de production agroécologique du riz au profit de la coopérative Gouantina de Douna- https://plantvillage.psu.edu/blogposts/230-technique-de-production-agroecologique-du-riz-au-profit-de-la-cooperative-gouantina-de-douna

KENYA: SRI-Digital App to Revolutionize Rice Farming in Mwea- https://www.jkuat.ac.ke/sri-digital-app-to-revolutionize-rice-farming-in-mwea/

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Blog Posts and Website Articles – 2022

Latest Research / Journal Articles / Theses – acquired during 2022

(listed in order of acquisition. See also complete alphabetized list of journal articles)
– Red dot () indicates article is freely available; asterisk (*) is SCI (SRI applied to crops other than rice)

 

New Links from our Website to Online Publications (and SRI-Related Social Media sites) 2022

 

Documents Uploaded on our Website 2022 (Includes new pages added to the SRI-Rice website)

Videos / Audiofiles – 2022 (either uploaded by SRI-Rice OR linked to from our website)

Slide Presentations (Primarily PowerPoint) – 2022

 

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Blog Posts and Website Articles – (2021/Jan 2022)  

Latest Research / Journal Articles / Theses – acquired during 2021

(listed in order of acquisition. See also complete alphabetized list of journal articles)
– Red dot ( •) indicates article is freely available; * asterisk is SCI (SRI applied to crops other than rice)

New Links from our Website to Online Publications (and SRI-Related Social Media sites) (2021/Jan 2022) (see also Latest Research directly above)

Videos – 2021 (either uploaded by SRI-Rice OR linked to from our website)

Slide Presentations (Primarily PowerPoint) – 2021 acquisitions


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