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We Inform

We organize and participate in conferences and workshops to bring awareness to government officers, researchers, students, and the general public on innovative agroecological practices—engaging them in our mission.

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SEA Regional Conference on SRI: Innovating Shared Values

25 - 28 May 2015, TH Hotel ALor Setar, Kedah

4th International Rice Congress (IRC)

27 - 31 October 2014, BITEC, Bangkok, Thailand

The IRC 2014 was held at the Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre (BITEC) with the theme “Rice for the World”. Emmanuel Tumusiime remarked the potential of SRI to change the livelihoods of smallholders, and stressed the need for closer collaboration between researchers and farmers with regard to farm management pratices.

2nd National SRI Conference : An Untapped Potential for Food Security

11 - 13 June 2013, Lumut, Perak, Malaysia

The second national conference continued to review the progress of cultivation practices and research findings of SRI rice production in Malaysia.

1st National SRI Conference

5 - 6 July 2011, Putrajaya, Malaysia

The first national conference highlighted the applicability of SRI in Malaysia in consideration of the long-term socio-economic benefits from having such practices. 


Hari Sambutan Utamakan Kesihatan Petani

6 April 2019

This event aims to raise awareness among Malaysian farming

communities regarding the importance of  farmers' health and

agroecologically based, regenerative farming practices in

supporting sustainable crop production and food security. 

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Awareness Program on Rice Farming Best Practices & SRI (System Rice Intensification)

15 December 2018

This event, held at Kampung Stunggang Melayu Lundu, Sarawak, aimed to raise awareness among  Sarawak farming communities on the importance of agroecologically based, regenerative rice farming practices in supporting sustainable rice production and food security. In addition, SRI (System of Rice Intensification) method was introduced and promoted as an agroecologically based rice farming technique suitable to be practiced by Sarawakians.

Forum Agroecology Malaysia 3:  Mengembalikan Kesinambungan Pertanian, Makanan Dan Alam Sekitar

24 April 2018, Dewan Serbaguna Seksyen 7, Bangi Selangor

Forum ini membawa perkongsian dan tinjauan khas kepada kepentingan agrobiodiversiti dalam menaiktaraf kesejahteraan dan keselamatan petani yang bebas daripada penggunaan racun. Peranan agroekologi dan pembangunan sumber manusia juga dibincang. Forum dihadiri 80 orang peserta yang terdiri daripada petani, pegawai, pengusaha, ahli akademik dan pelajar.

Home Organic Gardening Workshop
22 April 2018, Kajang Heritage Center,
Kajang, Selangor

This workshop was a one-day workshop organized by Women

for Equality together with SRI-Mas, Kajang Heritage Center and

My Community. The event was held at Kajang Heritage Center,

Kajang Selangor. 

Trichoderma Reproduction Workshop

5 May 2015

This workshop gave an introduction to the benefits of Trichoderma for plant growth and a simple Trichoderma reproduction method was demonstrated. Interested farmers from Thailand were attending the workshop. The workshop was held at Min House Camp in Kota Baru.

Workshop on ICT for Girls: Arteries of the Nation

16 - 17 April 2015

A two-day workshop on ICT for Girls was held at Cerana Villa Resort, Bachok and Min House Camp, Kota Bharu, Kelantan  on 16 -17 April 2015, attended by female teenagers from local schools. They were exposed to the importance of bamboo in the local culture and flood mitigation/adaptation and  provided with basic ICT knowledge and skills as well as an introduction to SAFSeN. The workshop was held as a run-up event to the Girls in ICT Day 2015 celebration on 23 April 2015 organized by ITU. This year ITU celebrates its 150th anniversary. (

Biochar Malaysia Workshop 2015

6 April 2015

 This  one-day workshop organized by Biochar Malaysian

Society was held  at the Agriculture Faculty of Universiti Putra

Malaysia on 6 April 2015. This workshop w focused on the

progress in production of biochar and its application as a soil

amendment in agriculture.

Rice Pre-Harvest and Post-harvest 

15 March 2015, SRI Lovely, Kedah, Malaysia

The one-day workshop was attended by farmers. agricultural officers, trainees, academicians and students.

SRI and Arsenic in Rice Workshop, Pili, Philippines

13-15 February, 2015 

This event was held in Central Bicol State University of

Agriculture, Pili, Camarines Sur, Philippines to prepare

research collaborators in the upcoming regional research

on arsenic in rice led by Cornell University.

Smallholder Crop Production Equipment: SRI

1 - 3 Nov 2014, AITCC, Bangkok, Thailand

The workshop was jointly organized by SRI-Rice at Cornell University, the Asian Institute of Technology and Thammassat University of Thailand. Participants were SRI practicioners from 12 countries, such as India, Vietnam, Cambodia and Indonesia. Mak Tam (Noorazimah Taharim), Pak Tam (Salehuddin Yahya), Zulkifli Sulaiman, Othman Mogek , Adi Setia, Anizan Isahak and Febri Doni were the SRI-Mas delegates who attended the workshop.

Pre-IRC 4 SRI Workshop

27 - 28 Oct 2014, Maple Hotel, Bangna, Bangkok

"BUILDING ALLIANCES AROUND SRI/ AGROECOLOGY"- the workshop was conceived and planned by Le Minh and Norman Uphoff on behalf of Oxfam, SRI-Rice and other related organizations, in order to take advantage of the informative opportunity created by the  quadrennial convening of the International Rice Congress.

Workshop on Rice Agroecology (Bengkel Agroekologi Padi)

19 May 2014, Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia

The main aim of the workshop was to highlight green products and services obtained from paddy ecosystems.

National Workshop on Sustainable Rice Production: Revisiting IPM

12 - 13 September 2012, Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia

The general objectives were to explore means to optimize rice production in hopes of realizing sustainable food security (e.g, reducing costs as a result of early detection and management of biosecurity risks and water saving practices; mitigating loss and damage from pest incursions); and to recommend ways to enhance ecological balance and increase health quality of farmers and consumers by creating a safer environment that produced safer food.

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