Friday, August 6, 2021

Farmers trained on direct-seeded rice technology to help tackle increasing water and labor shortage

More than 30 farmers from different villages in eastern Uttar Pradesh participated in an interactive training program on direct-seeded rice (DSR) to help them face the many challenges to sustainable rice production such as diminishing water resources and shortage of agriculture labor. 

IRRI to provide technical support to new projects for strengthening rice value chain and enhancing farmers’ income in eastern Uttar Pradesh

VARANASI, India, 08 July 2021—The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) will provide the technical support in two upcoming projects that aim to strengthen the rice value chain and enhance farmers’ income in Uttar Pradesh, according to Gopesh Tewari, head of IRRI Education.