Optimum seeding density, balanced nutrient supply, careful handling, rapid transplanting and proper seedling age can increase yield rice by 0.25-1.0 t/ha compared to farmers’ typical practices of using much older seedlings, where area not excessively flooded.
Axial flow pumps (AFPs) are a climate-smart irrigation technology that delivers considerably more water while significantly reducing fuel energy use. AFPs are a reliable technology that lower the environmental footprint of surface water irrigation.
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TO DATE$4,934,547 Funds Raised
About Feed the Future
Feed the Future is the U.S. Government’s global hunger and food security initiative. By equipping people with the knowledge and tools they need to feed themselves, Feed the Future is addressing the root causes of poverty and hunger, helping people end their reliance on aid, and creating important opportunities for a new generation of young people—all while building a more stable world.