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SRP Chair Announcement

The SRP Board is pleased to announce that Keith Jones has accepted the role of Chair of the SRP Board following a unanimous Board resolution. On taking on the role of SRP Board Chair, Keith made the following comment: “It is an honour to take on this role as SRP

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SRP accepted as ISEAL Community Member

SRP is proud to announce that we have been accepted as an ISEAL Community Member as of December 2021. ISEAL is the global membership organisation for ambitious, collaborative and transparent sustainability systems. As an ISEAL Community Member, SRP will collaborate with other sustainability standards and similar systems to scale and

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Support smallholders for sustainable rice value chains

Sustainable rice is in the spotlight In the wake of the UN Food Systems Summit and COP26, we are seeing the climate-agriculture nexus take a more prominent position on the world stage and rice production is in the spotlight. Releasing 10% of global methane emissions, rice-growing landscapes also consume 40%

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SRP: 10 years in review 

As we celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Sustainable Rice Platform (SRP), our message is clear: We are just getting started. SRP, now an independent membership association with around 100 institutional members worldwide, is a multi-stakeholder alliance that will continue to drive sustainability in the global rice sector moving forward

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Farmer Success Stories: Part 2

SRP has spent 10 years cultivating a secure and sustainable future for the global rice industry.  Through our Registered Projects, as well as our Assurance Scheme and the SRP-Verified Label, SRP is effectively reaching stakeholders throughout the global rice supply chain. To celebrate 10 years of transforming the global rice

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Farmer Success Stories: Part 1

Since 2011, the Sustainable Rice Platform (SRP) has been transforming the global rice sector by developing sustainable production standards, performance indicators, incentive mechanisms, and outreach initiatives to boost wide-scale adoption of sustainable best practices throughout rice value chains. Over the past decade, registered SRP projects have impacted over 400,000 farmers

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How sustainable rice production plays a key role in food security 

Since our establishment 10 years ago, SRP has worked to transform the global rice sector toward a more sustainable model across the value chain. Our goals are to improve the livelihoods of smallholder farmers, reduce the environmental footprint of rice production, and offer an assured supply of sustainable rice to

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EU retailer survey points to emerging demand for sustainable rice

The Sustainable Rice Platform recently conducted a survey among a broad base of retailers, brands, millers, traders and other downstream rice actors and stakeholders in Europe. The findings show a significant interest and increase in sustainably produced rice in the near future: Over 90% of respondents view sustainable sourcing as

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Workshop Summary: Reimagining opportunities for ICT-driven innovation in agriculture and its transformative potential for rice smallholders

Background and objective  Recent years have seen rapid growth in development and uptake of Information and Communication Technology (ICT)-based technologies in Southeast Asia, driven primarily by lower cost and wider coverage of Internet access, accompanied by wide smartphone penetration even among lower income groups. Farmers already use a wide array

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