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Resource Prodoc Trilateral Technical Cooperation Project: Support for Improving upland rice production in the interior of Suriname
Type Working paper
Last update: 01/06/2018
Type: Working paper
Language English
Year of publication: 2016
Target countries: Suriname
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Summary The project was signed in July 2015. The following activities already took place:
- Validate different Brazilian upland rice varieties in Suriname
-Evaluate the effect of Nitrogen, Phosphorous and Potassium fertilizers in Upland Rice, variety Topi Topi
- Results of the experiments are included in a final report
- Set up demonstration plots at Brokopondo Centre, Atjoni/Pokigron and Klaaskreek
- Directive Committee meeting, December 2016
- Conduct field visits for monitoring the planted areas whereby local communities have also helped with sowing and harvesting of the plots
- Conduct training course in Rice Management >> Set up new demonstration plots in the districts Brokopondo (Marshallkreek) and Marowijne (Papatam
List Keywords
1.1 Socio- economic Sector (OECD) 430xx Climate Change Adaptation
311 Agriculture  
1.3 Natural dimension Genetic Resources  
2.3 Commodity group Food crops  
2.4 Food Crops Rice (Oryza)  
2.5a Agro-Ecology: Thermal zone 1: Tropical