SRI is a set of effective, eco-friendly rice farming practices proven to increase crop productivity, while at the same time reducing inputs such as seed, water, fertilizer and pesticides. Though effective, SRI represents a radical break from traditional farming practices in most rice-growing regions, and requires effective education and awareness building among farmers before it… Read More Welcome to the Homepage of the Vietnam SRI Project!
Plant Protection Sub-Department (PPSD) of Yen Bai province has worked with Plan Protection Station (PPS) in Luc Yen district to test FFS Field Guideline in Lieu Do commune. The document comprises two parts: Technical and Training course management. Center for Community Development VietHung (CCDV) has coordinated with project to support in building capacity on training… Read More Test draft Field Farmer School (FFS) Field Guideline in Yen Bai province
To support project partners in improving project financial management, Oxfam has introduced project accounting software that enables project partners to make accounting report faster and more accuracy. When return to practice, accountants of partners could not apply and run accounting software; they still make accounting and financial report in two separated sheets in Excel as… Read More Apply the SRI/FLAIR Accounting software in Practice
On 24 May 2012, Center for Community development Viet Hung participated the Field workshop organized by PPSD of Thai Nguyen province in Dong Tien commune, Pho Yen district. Took part in workshop there are representatives from PPD, Oxfam, Authority, Farmer Union, Woman Union of Pho Yen district and Dong Tien commune. There are also 25… Read More Field workshop on SRI adoption large-scale demonstration model
On 19 April 2012, Farmer Union (FU) of Kim Loc commune organized meetings to set up KFC, KFC members are key farmers (KF) trained by SRI program. Commune FU has proactive in preparing for KFC establishment. Mr. Khoa – chair of FU and Mr. Son – vice chair of FU invited farmers to have meetings… Read More Key Farmer Club (KFC) established in Kim Loc commune, Ha Tinh province
José Graziano da Silva; Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. March 19, 2012 Economic advance in Asia and the Pacific has been impressive in the last decades. A recent World Bank report talks about the dramatic progress in poverty reduction across the region. In 1981, 77 percent of Asians lived… Read More Towards a hunger-free Asia and Pacific
Morning 28 February 2012, FLAI Program Working Group (PWG) took car to Ha Tinh province to participate SRI Cross – learning workshop. FLAIR is (Farmer-led Agricultural Innovation for Resilience) promoted by OA. Some Vietnamese people spell FLAIR as “Pho Le” – meaning tired/ existed. It took car cheery when there are participants from PPSD of… Read More Chapter I. To Ha Tĩnh for SRI Cross-learning
Jyoti Devi had never met Nitish Kumar, nor did she know anything about his politics or what his party stood for. So when the call came from the Magadh Commissioner while she was planting tomato seeds in her small field, she almost jumped out of her skin. He asked her to come to Gaya immediately… Read More Beyond the rat race