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Rice Cultive method shows the way, The Hindu | June 8, 2015 

SRI Brief Report

A Brief Report 2014 - System of Rice Intensification (SRI) with the rainfed tribal farmers of Malkangiri, Odisha"

SRI Article

Potential of the SRI for systemic improvement in rice production and water use: the case of Andhra Pradesh, India
A. Ravindra and S. Bhagyalaxmi, SpringerLink | October 24, 2010


Improving livelihoods of marginal farmers with solar and drip irrigation in Gaya, Bihar
Ms. Alicia Harley's Blog, Jains | July 28, 2015

In August 2013 Jain Irrigation Systems Ltd. & PRAN, Gaya started a collaboration to pilot solar powered pumps and drip irrigation on Paddy in Rajapur village, Gaya district. Miss Alicia G. Harley, PhD Candidate from Harvard University provided Knowledge Support. Seven families were selected as beneficiaries for the scheme. The goal of the project was to bring benefits to vulnerable farmers as well as to examine compatibility between "System of Rice Intensification" and drip irrigation in paddy. The results can be seen in the attached Blog post and it was a huge success!.

Promoting SRI in flood affected areas of Kashmir
Yasir Qureshi, | June 26, 2015

IGSSS team in Kashmir has been proactively promoting the System of Rice Intensification (SRI) methodology through various capacity building programmes and on field demonstrations. Riyaz Bhat of village Ankholla in Bandipora district was among the first to adopt the System of Rice Intensification (SRI). He has cultivated paddy in two kanals as per the SRI methodology and his plot is being promoted as a demonstration site for other farmers in the area.


Enhancing water and cropping productivity through Integrated System of Rice Intensification (ISRI) with aquaculture and horticulture under rainfed conditions
Author(s): Amod K Thakur, Rajeeb K Mohanty, Rajbir Singh, Dhiraj U patil, Agricultural Water Management, Volume 161, Pages 65-76 | November 2015

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