[IRRI] Mainstreaming rice straw circular economy in Vietnam

To promote rice straw circular economy in Vietnam, the international Rice Research Institute (IRRI), together with the Can Tho Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD), conducted a training workshop on developing and demonstrating a mechanized rice straw composting business model in Can Tho City, Vietnam on 23 September 2022.

Supported by the CGIAR Initiative on Securing the Food Systems of Asian Mega-Deltas for Climate and Livelihood Resilience (AMD) and GIZ-funded Promotion of Sustainable Rice Straw Innovations (PINStraw), the event gathered almost 60 participants representing farmer groups, government agencies, extension offices, research organizations, and academic institutions to enhance their knowledge and awareness on mechanized rice straw composting through demonstration and training.