The “International Rice Conference” in Singapore and the “International Workshop to Enhance Cooperation and Sharing among SRI National Networks” in Malaysia
The IRC is took place in Singapore, October 14-17 at the Marina Bay Sands and the Workshop was held at the The Leverage Business Hotel-Skudai, Johor Bahru, Malaysia on the 18th-19th of October.
A Very Special Thanks to Oxfam for making the SRI Rice booth possible at the IRC
At the IRC Stephen Leinau made a presentation on “Reducing Injuries and Increasing Yields for Smallholder Women Rice Farmers through Additive Manufacturing and the Design, Modification and Testing of Rotors for use with SRI Weeders” and made a presentation on “The Future Guardians of Rice: Bali, World Heritage, and the Next Generation of Farmers” on behalf of the paper’s four authors; Wiwik Dharmiasih, Micah Fisher, Lucy Fisher and Stephen Leinau. http://ricecongress2018.irri.org
At the Malaysian meeting as part of the “HIGHLIGHTS OF GLOBAL INITIATIVES” Stephen discussed the development of an international SRI Equipment Network.