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Why Leelaben matters so much, Business Line | November 2015 

SRI Brief Report

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

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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


SRI technique adopted by this teacher - farmer yields CM award
Pon Vasanth Arunachalam, The Hindu | February 3, 2016

For P. Prasanna (32), who has bagged Tamil Nadu Chief Ministerís Special Award this year for high yield of paddy by adopting System of Rice Intensification (SRI) technique, her interest towards farming never wanes though she is a busy woman juggling time between managing her family and being a teacher in a private school. 

Sustainable Sugarcane Initiative working well for farmers
The Hindu | January 25, 2016

Twenty-two Shade Nets have been developed for optimum resource utilisation by sugarcane farmers in Modakurichi block with the help of Agriculture Department under the Sustainable Sugarcane Initiative introduced since 2011-12 in the command area of Sakthi Sugars Limited, Modakurichi unit. 

Sugarcane growers, a happy lot
R. Krishnamoorthy, The Hindu (Tamilnadu) | January 8, 2016

Recovery will be the highest in sugarcane crop raised under Sustainable Sugarcane Initiative (SSI). Sustainable Sugarcane Initiative through drip irrigation and fertigation reflecting in lesser water usage of higher productivity is gradually gaining roots in the district. Every year, 50 to 100 farmers are initiated into SSI in each block, according to official sources. 


System of Rice Intensification provides environmental and economic gains but at the expense of social sustainability ó A multidisciplinary analysis in India
Author(s): Alfred Gathorne-Hardya, D. Narasimha Reddy, M. Venkatanarayana, Barbara Harriss-White, Agriculture Systems, Volume 143 | March 2016

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