System of Rice Intensification for Organic Rice Production-

An experience of Samdrup Jongkhar Initiative

The Samdrup Jongkhar Initiative (SJI), a community-based organization that operates under the auspices of the Lhomon Society; a registered Civil Society Organization (CSO) in Bhutan is committed to contribute towards the national vision of going fully organic. As rice is the most important and preferred cereals of the Bhutanese, SJI community decided to focus on organic rice production.  The community’s vision was indeed highly relevant as the country is only 50% self-sufficient in rice. Visioning was easy but putting the vision into action was a formidable challenge.

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