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.
3 October 2017 - SRP 7th Annual Plenary Meeting and General Assembly (members only)
The SRP 7th Annual Plenary Meeting and General Assembly will be held on 3 October 2017 at the UN Conference Centre in Bangkok.
Representatives of SRP member institutions, invited partners and stakeholders are cordially invited to this annual gathering (by invitation only).
4-5 October 2017 - First Global Sustainable Rice Conference and Exhibition, UN Convention Center, Bangkok, Thailand
Share your opinion during the 60-day public consultation to revise the Sustainable Rice Platform (SRP) Standard.
Period: 15 September to 15 November
Input is requested through one of the following two channels:
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