Tag Archives: SRI Rice

Felis’s innovations – Number 2

Not content to streamline SRI rice nurseries, MCE-A staff member Felis Bere has turned his ingenuity to how to weed the crop as it grows. One of the downsides of SRI rice is that the beds must be weeded four … Continue reading

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Felis’s Innovations in SRI rice techniques – Number 1

Gee, we have some creative problem solvers on our staff at MCE-A! Felis Bere, SRI Implementation leader, had a problem. Lots of rice seeds to germinate and later plant out. To build the usual bamboo nursery frames was time consuming … Continue reading

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Mr. Jose Martins, Cooperative Haburas Sare

Sare Asulau village is in the sub district Hatulia, Ermera district. Jose Martins is 58-years-old, his wife’s name is Virginha Maya. They have two sons. Their youngest is currently in junior high school. He has leprosy. Mr Jose is a … Continue reading

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SRI Rice Trials bring income and increased productivity to farmers

MCE-A through OXFAM Timor-Leste with the support of OXFAM NZ began SRI trials at 16 sites (totalling 30 hectares (HA) of land) throughout Timor-Leste. The SRI team formed gained in knowledge and experience and provided much needed information and documentation which … Continue reading

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