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.
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.
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,
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,
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. (www.sea-farmnet.org)
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.