Encouraging better rice growing practices.
Right now, rice grown locally doesn’t meet national demand, which means a lot of it has to be imported. The SPEEDRICE project trains farmers to grow more, better quality rice using something called the Zanatany Rice Permaculture System. ZRPS combines a series of techniques in rice growing, including gender friendly and climate-smart techniques. Together we hope to help farmers grow a lot more rice, by as much as 50% or more. Watch this space.
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