Thursday, April 18, 2013

LEISA magazine editions about SRI: India and Latin America

From the AgriCultures Network:

LEISA revista de agroecología: El SICA, Un éxito que se expande

This Latin American (Spanish) version of  LEISA, edition 29-1, is devoted to the System of Rice Intensification, called Sistema de Cultivo Intensivo de Arroz (SICA) in Spanish. There are articles from SRI practitioners in Colombia, Peru, Nepal and elsewhere, as well articles of global interest by Willem Stoop, Erika Styger and Jorge Chavez-Tafur.
En esta edición de LEISA 29-1, presentamos experiencias de aplicación del Sistema de Cultivo Intensivo de Arroz (SICA), una tecnología innovadora adoptada con éxito en diferentes países del mundo donde se cultiva este importante cereal.

LEISA India: SRI, A scaling up success

Another version of  the magazine for Low External Input Sustainable Agriculture, LEISA India, is also devoted to SRI (March 2013, volume 15 no.1). Articles cover SRI in India and Nepal as well as articles on extending SRI principles to wheat (SWI) and to sugarcane (SSI). Opinions by leading SRI proponents in India and an interview with Norman Uphoff are also included in this edition.

Farming Matters: SRI - Much more than more rice
he global version of this magazine, Farming Matters, was reviewed during a previous blog post. The March 2013 issue of the magazine (Vol. 29 no. 1) from the AgriCultures Network is entitled "SRI - Much More than More Rice."