SRI Rice Marketing Project Launched

SRI Rice Marketing Project Launched

After a lull in activities around SRI (Systems of Rice Intensification), two new SRI projects were launched recently in Mwea with support of NIB and AICAD respectively. Both are implemented as a collaboration between WARREC-JKUAT and MIAD-NIB. The AICAD (African Institute for Capacity and Development) supported project involves applied research, comprising within it two-sub-projects; (i) Scientific evaluation of labour demands under SRI, and (ii) Scientific assessment of impacts of SRI on weeds. Both sub-projects also include economic assessments/implications on SRI. The SRI Marketing Project is funded by NIB (National Irrigation Board), having commenced in April… Continue reading →