Summary of SRI Progress in Togo

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Jean Apedoh, of the NGO GRAPHE, first learned of SRI from a presentation by Erika Styger at the ECHO annual conference in Ouagadougou in 2011, and came back determined to spread SRI in Togo. He undertook a series of visits to villages in the evenings to screen the World Bank Foundation video on SRI, ultimately reaching […]

Summary of SRI in Rwanda

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International Fund for Agricultural Development’s (IFAD) brought two people from the Madagascar NGO Association Tefy Saina to Rwanda in 2006 to extend SRI methods in conjunction with the Support Project for the Strategic Plan for the Transformation of Agriculture (PAPSTA); fifty farmers were trained in SRI methods in the original training. By 2008, an additional 2000 […]

Summary of SRI in Niger

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In 2012, the NGO Africare funded the initial tests of SRI in Niger, which were implemented by the NGO ONAHA. After mixed results of these trials, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique du Niger (INRAN) and ONAHA were encouraged by CORAF through its 13-country regional SRI project, Improving and Scaling up the System of Rice Intensification […]