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
#BusinessUnusual: 2nd Global Sustainable Rice Conference and Exhibition (1-2 October 2019, Bangkok)
The SRP Conference is back with new opportunities for participants to collaborate, influence and inspire!
Building on the success of the 1st Global Sustainable Rice Conference and Exhibition in 2017, the 2019 event takes a cross-cutting approach to engage a growing global community of sustainable rice stakeholders with a shared vision to transform the global rice sector.
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The Future We Need
SRP members and partners met in Siem Reap from 22-24 January 2019 for the SRP 8th Plenary Meeting and General Assembly to discuss experiences and gain new insights in upscaling adoption of climate-smart, sustainable rice production practices.
This year's event featured the unveiling of the SRP's latest tools and and programmes, including the revised SRP Standard and Performance Indicators v 2.0, together with new assurance and training programmes to support sustainable rice value chain development.
Event highlights and key outcomes may be downloaded here.
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Each Grain Counts