Monday, August 2, 2010

SRI in the News - July 2010

News about the System of Rice Intensification in the press and on blogs this month came from Cambodia, India (Andhra Prasdesh, Kolkata, Manipur, Nagaland and Tamil Nadu), Indonesia, the Philippines, and the USA.

Grain output up in Tamil Nadu, despite less rain
July 30, 2010, Business Standard (Tamil Nadu, India)

  • From seed to sale
    July 21, 2010, PhnomPenh Post (Cambodia)

    NEPAL: Training farmers to adapt to unpredictable weather
    July 19, 2010, IRIN (UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs)

    Precision farming in Krishnagiri
    July 15, 2010, The Hindu (Tamil Nadu, India)

    SRI demonstrated to farmers at Pongitong
    July 14, 2010, Nagaland Post (Nagaland, India)

    NABARD to promote SRI cultivation
    July 13, Business Standard (Andhra Pradesh, India)

    NABARD to promote rice system among AP farmers
    July 12, 2010, Yahoo News India (Andhra Pradesh, India)

    Plan to bring 13,800 hectares under SRI mode
    July 9, 2010, The Hindu (Tamil Nadu, India)

    Farmers' patronage for SRI method on the rise
    July 7, 2010, The Hindu (Tamil Nadu, India)

    New tech to help Bengal cut water consumption
    July 3, 2010, Financial Express (Kolkata, India)

    SRI method of paddy cultivation turns fruitful
    July 2, 2010, The Hindu (Tamil Nadu, India)

    Agricultural programme conducted at Saikul
    July 1, 2010, North East India News [source: Hueiyen News Service] (Manipur, India)


    SRI harvest paddy preparation
    July 28, 2010, MicroAid Projects blog (Aceh, Indonesia)

    CRS and three of its partner organizations visited Pasali for SRI training and exposure
    July 17, 2010, bluemarty blog (Philippines)

    The Future of Agriculture: Feeding Nine Billion
    July 7, 2010, The New Evolution blog (USA)

    SRI Campaign in Svay Rieng Province, Cambodia
    July 3, 2010, Yim Sok Sophors blog (Cambodia)