Category Archives: Participatory research

Farmer’s participation in rice variety selection

Truong Thi Ngoc Chi1, Phan Van Liem1 and Thelma Paris2 1Cuu Long Delta Rice Research Institute, Can Tho, Vietnam 2International Rice Research Institute, Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines published at: OMONRICE JOURNAL VOL. 15 (2007) ABSTRACT Direct interview of 64 outstanding … Continue reading

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Mainstreaming social and gender concerns in participatory rice varietal improvement for rainfed environments in Eastern India

Paris T, Singh A, Singh VN, Ram PC, a paper presented at the International Symposium on Participatory Breeding and Knowledge Management for Strengthening Rural Livelihoods. 17-19 July 2006. Held at Sambivan Auditorium, M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation. Taramani Institutional Area, Third … Continue reading

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Technologies for Improving Rural Livelihoods in Rainfed Systems in South Asia

EDITED BY Zahirul Islam, Mahabub Hossain, Thelma Paris, Bill Hardy, Joyce Gorsuch Hundreds of millions of rural poor in Bangladesh, India,and Nepal derive their food security and livelihoodsfrom the 25 million hectares of the eastern Gangetic Plains devoted to farming systems based mainly on rainfed … Continue reading

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Germplasm and management strategies for enhancing productivity of salt-affected areas

A. M. Ismail1, M.J. Thomson1, T. Paris18, R.K. Singh1, G. Gregorio1, S. Haefele1, G. Singh2R.K. Gautam2, S.K. Sharma2, D.P. Singh3, P.C. Ram4, M.A. Salam5, T.N. Lang6 M.A. Draz7, A. Moumeni8, V. Vadez9, A. Dhakhee10, and E. Blumwald11 1International Rice Research … Continue reading

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Comparing farmers and breeders rankings in varietal selection for low-input environments: A case study of rainfed rice in eastern India

B. Courtois1, B. Bartholome1, D. Chaudhary5, G. McLaren1, C.H. Misra4, N.P. Mandal2, S. Pandey1, T. Paris1, C. Piggin1, K. Prasad2, A.T. Roy6, R.K. Sahu3, V.N. Sahu3, S. Sarkarung1, S.K. Sharma3, A. Singh4, H.N. Singh4, O.N. Singh4, N.K. Singh7, R.K. Singh1, R.K. Singh3, S. Singh4, P.K. Sinha2, B.V.S. Sisodia4 and R. Takhur7 (1)International Rice Research Institute, MCPO Box 3127, 1271 Makati City, Philippines; (2) Central Rainfed Upland … Continue reading

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