Wednesday, July 30, 2014

RIPPLE January-June 2014 now available

The 25th issue of the RIPPLE newsletter is out now! The January-June 2014 issue presents some highlights of the first year of the Closing Rice Yield Gaps in Asia with Reduced Environmental Footprint (CORIGAP) Project. This includes news on the 1st annual meeting of CORIGAP in Vietnam and workshops on rodent management and damage assessment in Thailand and on improving farmer profitability in Myanmar. Progress on postharvest activities and learning alliances in Myanmar are also showcased. Initial results of a baseline survey and group discussions on market access, gender equity, and women empowerment in Indonesia are highlighted. This issue also features profiles on Dr. Nuning Argo Subekti, CORIGAP key scientist for Indonesia, and Prof. Xuhua Zhong, longtime partner of the IRRC and 2014 IFA Norman Borlaug Award laureate. 

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