System of Rice Intensification
This project, renewed for the fifth time, is conducted in partnership with theInternational Cooperation Centerof Thai Nguyen University. The project aims to expand and improve the quality of the System of Rice Intensification (SRI) on a large scale among village farmers in Phu Binh in Thai Nguyen province. This is expected to increase productivity and resiliency to climate change. Eighty local officials will receive training and work with farmers in 21 communes; workshops will be organized to demonstrate SRI and allow farmers to practice techniques in the field; farmer’s groups will be trained in marketingthau dau sticky rice, a local delicacy; and ICC will continue to organize the Thau Dau Rice Festival in Xuan Phuong to increase awareness and sales of the sticky rice.Annually renewable project.