January 16, 2019

The 24th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change – better known as COP24 – was held Dec. 3-17 in Katowice, Poland. Cornell University was represented by a delegation of 17 Students and 6 Faculty members over the two week period. Cornellians spoke at press...

October 16, 2018

The fifth International Rice Congress (IRC) took place in Singapore from October 15-17, 2018. It is the largest rice conference in the world organized every 4 years. SRI research was presented in oral presenations, flash talks and posters by resarchers from Benin, Costa Rica, I...

April 18, 2018

50,000 Farmers in 13 Countries: Results from Scaling up the System of Rice Intensification in West Africa 

By Erika Styger and Gaoussou Traoré

The System for Rice Intensification (SRI) has tremendous potential to close the rice production gap in West Africa and to place the region on the desired trajecto...

December 7, 2017

Knowledge Matters: Communicating Research for Different Audiences Through Transmedia

This awarded fellowship was co-sponsored by the Office of Faculty Development and Diversity, Cornell University Library, Office of Engagement Initiatives, and Center for Teach​

Erika was one of the 2017 Knowledge Matters...

November 25, 2017

A summary of our work by Harouna Touré Ibrahim and Erika Styger on improving wheat productivity in Timbuktu Mali using the principles of SRI from 2008 to 2017 is included in the open-access publication:

System of crop intensification for more productive, resource-conserving, climate-resilient,...

October 20, 2017

SRI practitioners, researchers and program leaders from 11 countries came to together in Ibagué, Tolima, Colombia from 10-12 October 2017 to share their experiences with SRI and visit some Colombian SRI farmers. Represented countries were: Argentina, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecua...

June 8, 2017

Water in Agriculture Innovation Series

organized by the World Bank's Water in Agriculture and Climate-Smart Agriculture Global Solutions Groups, Washington DC

Alternate Wetting and Drying (AWD) and System of Rice Intensification (SRI) Techniques for Sustainable Irrigated Rice Production

Date: June 8, 2017


March 26, 2017

A New Conceptual Framework for the System of Rice Intensification (SRI) for Research and Practice, was presented at 2ndAgriculture and Climate Change Conference, Sitges, Spain, 26-28 March 2017. 

This framework was used for the first time at a large scale in the 13-Country Project Improving and Sca...

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