Discussion session with farmers of Antsahabe in order to indetify potentialities and constraints for SRI adoption prior to the installation of SRI Village MAP
Establishment of a three-parts-contract among SRI farmers, Chief of Fokontany and GCD related to the furniture of agricultural input (organic fertilizer and rotary-weeder), which will be used as revolving-fund.
Theoretical training of SRI farmers in Antsahabe
Following the training, rice seeds were sorted then put in a cloth and warmed up in a hole for 24 hours. This is the pregermination process
Rice seeds after pregermination
Once pregerminated seeds were sown, the nursery was covered with straw in order to fight against birds and rats and conserve the humidity of the nursery
Fertilization with guanomad (organic fertilizer) of the dry nursery