Enhancing Production While Saving Water through the System of Rice Intensification (SRI) In Kenya’s Irrigation Schemes

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Read pdf Water available for irrigation has drastically reduced in recent years, especially in agricultural areas of Kenya, due to climate variability as well as unprecedented expansion of irrigation projects. As a result, any intervention that can save water, while also increasing crop yields and quality of produce is a welcome intervention. This is where […]

Report Reveals Groundbreaking Results for Rice Farming

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A new report from the West and Central African Council for Agricultural Research and Development (CORAF) describes the results from “the largest System of Rice Intensification (SRI) project ever undertaken in the world,” according to technical lead for regional coordination Dr. Erika Styger. It reveals higher yields for rice farmers in West Africa using SRI. SRI is an adaptable rice farming methodology for reducing the need for […]

Adoption of system of rice intensification (SRI)

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SRI Introduction: The spread of SRI in East Africa This is an introduction to a series of 4 training videos and details how IFAD has promoted the spread of SRI from Madagascar to Rwanda and then Burundi. Malagasy farmers went to Rwanda to share their knowledge and Burundian farmers then visited the same Rwandan farmers […]