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10th Sept 2008: SRI consultation at Samanvaya

Samanvaya is conducting a study to understand the spread and practice of System for Rice Intensifiaction (SRI) in Tamilnadu. This study is being undertaken at the behest of WWF and ICRISAT and is mentored by Dr. Shambu Prasad of KICS.

As the first phase of this study, a consultation is being organized with representatives from 5 districts of Tamilnadu that have a seizable SRI practitioners - Erode, Pudukottai, Nagapattinam, Thanjavur and Thiruvarur. Select representatives from farming community and organizations in these districts have been invited for a consultation. This would be followed by a series of consultations in these districts over the next 6 weeks.