The chapter unraveled the mechanisms used by rice stakeholders, especially farmers, to provide an array of technical options and encourage social learning that evaluates technology.
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|Farmers, extension workers, and students in Palembang learn firsthand the basic of laser land leveling. (Photo by R. Quilloy)|
|Myanmar farmers learn about improved methods for drying paddy at a recent Learning Alliance meeting. |
(Photo by Christopher Cabardo)
|Substituting fertilizer for salt and sand. In Europe, the POLARO is used to spread salt and sand for better road traction. In Asia, this lightweight machine can be attached to a four-wheel undercarriage for fertilizer and crop care application. (Photo: Isagani Serrano, IRRI)|
|IRRI’s postharvest team measured up to 9% yield increase using POLARO to apply urea and complete fertilizer. (Photo: Miriam Gummert, IRRI)|