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 […]

SRI Trials Initiated in Morocco in 2008

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With support from the Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF), trials were begun during the main growing season in an irrigation system in the Gharb region of central Morocco. Technical assistance was provided by Dr. Baharul Majumdar from the Department of Agriculture in Agartala, India, who has given leadership to the spread of SRI in the […]

Summary of SRI Activities in Guinea

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In 2003, Dr. Peng Jimeng, deputy director of the China National Hybrid Rice Research and Development Center introduced hybrid varieties and SRI methods in Guinea. In 2012, a Peace Corps Volunteer and her colleague from the National School of Agriculture and Livestock (ENAE) in Lower Guinea attended a three-day SRI workshop that was held in […]