Final report of RACHANA/Oxfam project to modify tools for women rice farmers
No link. Note: this I a comprehensive report of the field studies conducted in number 7, “Mechanical Advantage: Oxfam working with RACHANA to modify weeders for women farmers.”
The “International Rice Conference” in Singapore and the “International Workshop to Enhance Cooperation and Sharing among SRI National Networks” in Malaysia
The IRC is took place in Singapore, October 14-17 at the Marina Bay Sands and the Workshop was held at the The Leverage Business Hotel-Skudai, Johor Bahru, Malaysia on the 18th-19th of October.
A Very Special Thanks to Oxfam for making the SRI Rice booth possible at the IRC At the IRC Stephen Leinau made a presentation on “Reducing Injuries and Increasing Yields for Smallholder Women Rice Farmers through Additive Manufacturing and the Design, Modification and Testing of Rotors for use with SRI Weeders” and made a presentation on “The Future Guardians of Rice: Bali, World Heritage, and the Next Generation of Farmers” on behalf of the paper’s four authors; Wiwik Dharmiasih, Micah Fisher, Lucy Fisher and Stephen Leinau. http://ricecongress2018.irri.org
At the Malaysian meeting as part of the “HIGHLIGHTS OF GLOBAL INITIATIVES” Stephen discussed the development of an international SRI Equipment Network.