The Sustainable Rice Platform (SRP)
Welcome to the Sustainable Rice Platform (SRP)
The Sustainable Rice Platform (SRP) is a multi-stakeholder partnership to promote resource efficiency and sustainability both on-farm and throughout the rice value chain. SRP was co-convened by the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) and the International Rice Research Institute in December 2011, and works in collaboration with partners in the public and private sectors as well as the NGO community.
SRP is hiring! SRP Technical Coordinator
We are seeking an experienced agronomist to support SRP’s multi-country field programme in Asia, coordinate with in-country partners and SRP members, and assist in ongoing development of the SRP Standard and Indicators for Sustainable Rice Cultivation. The post will be located at IRRI Headquarters at Los Banos, Philippines and is co-funded by the German Government’s CIM programme, and the Sustainable Rice Platform. The post is open to all EU nationals.
See further details (in German) at http://recruiting.cimonline.de/cim/index.php?ac=jobad&id=26123
English-language job announcement
Apply online: http://www.cimonline.de/en/aspirant/1730.asp
NEWS: SRP is at UNEA!
The second session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-2) began in Nairobi on Monday 23 May, with a call for concerted efforts to revitalize the green economy and sustainability agenda. Environment ministers and representatives from over 170 countries, scientists, industry executives and campaigners are attending the five day global environmental assembly, UNEA is the world's highest-level decision making body on the environment.
In a message sent to the meeting, UN chief Ban Ki-moon called for UN member states to hasten implementation of instruments that advance low-carbon and inclusive development.
Chris Brown, VP of Corporate Responsibility and Environmental Sustainability for Olam, a leading SRP member, delivered a video message to UNEA participants. Watch it here
Stay tuned here for more updates on UNEA
What we do
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