Learn more about upcoming and past events of CURE.
Baguio City, Philippines
9-11 September 2014
Do we have enough skills to capture and share knowledge? At the end of the workshop, the participants were able to: Understand the role of knowledge management and communication in Heirloom Rice Project development branding, and marketing; Acquire knowledge and skills on production of communication collateral; Develop one communication collateral during the workshop; Develop a one-year KM plan (2014-2015) for Heirloom Rice in support of the Biological and socioeconomic components.
Da Nang City, Vietnam
9-10 April 2014
Decades ago, the science community dreamed of enhancing the quality of life for the smallhold farmers in fragile rice ecosystems. The challenge continues even to this day, with a lot more difficulty because of the ever-fluctuating climatic conditions. But breakthroughs in varietal development and packaging of best crop management options have favorably provided significant leaps in solving low yields because of abiotic and biotic stresses in rice fields.
23-24 April 2013
This event was organized to share and discuss among member‐nations the accomplishments, experiences, learning, and challenges of the past four years as well as the plans for the coming year. Back‐to‐back with this year’s meeting is a mini‐symposium that focuses on a specific case, Indonesia, as the country delivers its role in achieving the goals of CURE under its own national programs. Back‐to‐back with this year’s meeting is a mini‐symposium that focuses on a specific case, Indonesia, as the country delivers its role in achieving the goals of CURE under its own national programs.
Bangkok City, Thailand
25-27 April 2012
This event was organized to share and discuss among member-nations the accomplishments, experiences, learning, and challenges of the previous year as well as the plans for the coming year. In the history of CURE’s being, this year stands witness to its ten years of existence as a premier network, dedicated to bringing solutions to low productivity in fragile rice environments. The meeting also sets a background for the mini-symposium, with the theme: “Last mile delivery of seeds and crop management through partnerships: improving food security and livelihoods.”
International Rice Research Institute, Laguna, Philippines
25 July - 5 August 2011
The primary focus of the workshop will be to provide participants with the knowledge and skills to be able to undertake social/economic evaluations of prospective technologies and assess the economic impact of agricultural
research. Given this focus, the participants will be exposed to broader aspects of socio-economic analyses of farming systems and of technological interventions designed to improve such systems. Methods of collecting and analyzing socio-economic data related to technology performance will be
discussed and hands-on exercises will be accomplished to help participants learn the actual application of such methods. Participants will also be exposed to softwares such as DREAM to help them undertake impact assessments.