Written by Yim Chan Sopheak,Training on Ecological System of Rice Intensification (SRI) was conducted for the interested farmers in target villages of Dambea, kouk Srok, and Trapeang Pring communes. It was conducted to disseminate these techniques to project’s cooperating farmers which facilitated by Mr. Yim Chansopheak, farmer community facilitator, and Mr. Chhim Sear, community field assistant. These training was took place for 5 days from 23-28/June/2011.

Procedures of this training have been described as follow:

  • To capacitate on nature of rice
    • rice cycle
    • kind of rice
    • To capacitate on system of rice intensification

Each village has 6 interested farmers from 29 villages were invited to participate in these training, so it will has 174persons involving these trainings but we have divided all interested farmers to 5groups that each group has members around 34-35 persons. As a result, project’s 108 interested farmers (62% of population) among 174 persons were received training on SRI techniques. Therefore, it has 66 interested farmers haven’t participated on this training but there were 5 villages as Chitrun, Trapeang Ruessi, Trapeang Srea, Srea Kak and Banghaukleang villages have no person to participate in this training. Fewer participants because of they are busy to transplant rice.