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SE Asia must help farmers adapt in face of mounting disasters - Oxam, Alisa Tang, Thomson Reuters Foundation | May 26, 2015 

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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


Rice cultivation method shows the way
The Hindu (Berhampur, Odisha) | June 8, 2015

System for Rice Intensification (SRI), a technique of paddy cultivation, is being successfully used for cultivation of other crops including vegetables by small farmers in Ganjam district of Odisha. Typically, the SRI is used for paddy cultivation to increase yield. But for the past few years the same technique is being used to increase the harvest of millet, maize, ragi and vegetables like brinjal, beans, green chilly in Ganjam district.

Grow Rice as if it's wheat, Rice Scientist tells Bihar's farmers
Smart Indian Agriculture | June 7, 2015

Rajendra Agricultural University at Samastipur in Bihar is the site of the original Pusa Institute, as the Indian Agricultural Research Institute in Delhi is known. Vivian Fernandes meets its chief scientist who tells the state’s rice farmers to ‘forget TPR and adopt DSR’ as a coping strategy for erratic monsoons..


Evaluation of system of rice intensification (SRl) in farmers fields of Anantapuram district of Andhra Pradesh
Author(s): C. Radha Kumari, P. Lakshmi Reddy and M. John Sudheer, International Journal of Agricultural Sciences, Research Journal, Volume 11, Issue 1 | January 2015

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