Sharing results from around the globe, Cornell's Norman Uphoff discussed the potential of the System of Rice Intensification (SRI) --a methodology for increasing the productivity of irrigated rice cultivation by changing the management of plants, soil, water and nutrients--to meet world food needs, October 23, 2008 in the Plant Science building. Uphoff is a professor of government and former director of the Cornell International Institute for Food, Agriculture, and Development. He is credited with the spread of SRI from Madagascar to around the globe.
This lecture is part of the Cornell Institute for Public Affairs (CIPA) 2008-09 Colloquium Series. CIPA offers a two-year program of graduate professional study leading to a master of public administration (M.P.A.) degree.