Day 1: Field visit
Day 2: Inaugural Session
Day 2: Dinner at Danabeach
"Making Good Things Grow" by IFAD
"Video message from Dr. Matthew Morell (Deputy Director General for Research, IRRI)" by IRRI
Workgroup 1: Drought - Terminal Report (Download)
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. Read more >>
Participants to the 13th Review, Planning and Steering Committee Meeting
Brilliant Hotel, Da Nang City, Central Vietnam
Know more about the participants -- access the ONLINE DIRECTORY with pictures. If you have previously downloaded the pdf directory sent thru email, please download it again (Download the new version as of 16 April)
For updates and/or corrections, please email Leo Ocampo (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Click here to download the program of activities.
April 7, Monday
Arrival of participants. Working Groups are encouraged to hold preliminary meetings with their partners in the afternoon.
April 8, Tuesday
Field visit to Quang Nam with salinity problem (saltwater intrusion). Meeting with farmers and local leaders, commune staff, local extension workers, scientists from ASISOV, NOMAFSI and DARD.
"Field visit to salt-affected rice fields in Quang Nam province" by CURE
April 9, Wednesday
April 10, Thursday