SRI Plan for 2011

According to the result of the core team meeting of CEDAC Field Program from 28-31 March 2011 in Stung Treng Province, CEDAC is planning to promote SRI to 75,395 families in 2011 on the arable area of 24,293 ha in 2,317 villages across 268 communes in 45 districts of 13 Provinces. So, it means that each SRI farmer will apply SRI on the land area of 0.32 ha on average.

It is important to notice that, up to now, there are approximately 100,000 families in Cambodia have applied System of Rice Intensification (SRI) through the promotion of CEDAC, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries and other NGOs in Cambodia.

On the other hand, CEDAC will also select at least 200 villages to record in detail the SRI practices of the cooperating farmers. In addition, CEDAC, in 2011, will also cooperate with 2,232 farmers to conduct good seed selection and seed purification (traditional / local seeds). The capacity of farmers to do seed selection and purification would help farmers to conserve their traditional seed, improve it quality and exchange of seed from farmer to farmer.

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SRI Plan for 2011

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