Rice is the daily staple for more than 3.5 billion people, accounting for 19% of dietary energy globally.
Rice farmers are among the world's most vulnerable to climate change impacts such as rising sea levels, salinity, temperature rise, drought and flooding.
Rice production needs to increase by 25% in the next 25 years to meet global demand. -IRRI
The Sustainable Rice Platform (SRP) promotes resource efficiency and sustainability in the global rice sector through an alliance that links research, production, policy making, trade and consumption. SRP connects stakeholders across regions and sectors to find and implement local solutions for rice smallholders that will improve livelihoods, reduce costs and protect the environment.
20 June 2017 - IFC partners with AMRU Rice to promote sustainable rice production in Cambodia, Phnom Penh [More]
23 May 2017 - First SRP National Stakeholder Dialogue and Workhop, Islamabad [More]
3 May 2017 - SRP plans integrated training strategy to support rollout of rice assurance program [More]
21-25 August 2017 - SRP Standard and Performance Revision Workshop, Sanur, Bali, Indonesia [Background and Registration Form]
4-5 October 2017 - First Global Sustainable Rice Conference and Exhibition, UN Convention Center, Bangkok, Thailand [More]
We are looking for a consultant to facilitate the review and revision of the SRP Standard and Performance Indicators. If you or someone you know may be interested, please contact Peter at firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible.
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