K Palanisami

K Palanisami
An analysis on the performance of System of Rice Intensification (SRI) in 13 states of India- A paper in Economic and Political Weekly
Can farmers adopt a new technique without shunning their traditional farming practices, which results in increased yield and profits? Through System of Rice Intensification (SRI) it is possible. Posted on 27 Feb, 2013 08:10 AM

 SRI is a new method of paddy cultivation, which uses local/traditional seed and organic compost to increase production.

A note on System of Rice Intensification practices in 13 states of India
Can the System of Rice Intensification be the answer to meet the country's future rice demand? A macro-level study covering 13 major rice-growing states indicates that fields with SRI have a higher average yield compared to non-SRI fields. Posted on 17 Feb, 2013 07:55 PM

Article Courtesy: Economic and Political Weekly, Vol - XLVIII No.8

Author(s): K Palanisami, K R Karunakaran, Upali Amarasinghe, and C R Ranganathan

Measuring irrigation subsidies in Andhra Pradesh and Southern India: An application of the GSI method for quantifying subsidies – A paper by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)
This paper deals with the application of the GSI method for quantifying irrigation subsidies in Andhra Pradesh and Southern India. Posted on 21 Mar, 2011 08:49 AM

 The objectives of the study included: i) assessing the application of a common method for measuring irrigation subsidies in order to develop accurate, replicable and reliable subsidy estimates and ii) providing policy advice aimed at improving and standardizing the reporting of data on irrigation subsidies.