Upali Amarasinghe

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. Sumathi Sivam posted 8 years 9 months ago

 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. chandrasekharnemani posted 8 years 9 months ago

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

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

The effects of agricultural water and landholdings to rural livelihoods in Indo-Gangetic basin – Research analysis by IWMI and ICAR with an emphasis on Bihar
Water use and landholding factors are widely acknowledged as major determinants of agricultural development and hence rural wealth in IGB basin and Bihar. Amita Bhaduri posted 10 years 7 months ago

IWMI PaperThe current research analysis by International Water Management Institute (IWMI) in cooperation with ICAR Resear

Assessing and improving water productivity in conservation agriculture systems in the Indus-Gangetic basin – A working paper by Challenge Program on Water and Food
Access to water is central to livelihoods. Expansion in agricultural use of water is rapidly altering the availability of the resource calling in for water productivity in agricultural systems Amita Bhaduri posted 11 years 3 months ago

The paper by Challenge Programme on Water and Food (CPWF) attempts to assess and improve water productivity in conservation agriculture systems in the Indus-Gangetic basin, in which during the past 40 years an intricate mosaic of interactions between man & nature, poverty & prosperity and problems & possibilities has emerged. Rapid expansion in agricultural water use is a common theme across these interactions and access to water is central to the livelihoods of the rural poor.