Haiti
Jul 20, 2010Public
Photo: Farmers making a marker for rice transplanting in Ferrier, Haiti, June 2010 [Photo by Erika Styger]
Photo: Farmers making a marker for rice transplanting in Ferrier, Haiti, June 2010 [Photo by Erika Styger]
Photo: Farmers making a marker for rice transplanting in Ferrier, Haiti, June 2010 [Photo by Erika Styger]
Photo: Farmers making a marker for rice transplanting in Ferrier, Haiti, June 2010 [Photo by Erika Styger]
Photo: Farmers making a marker for rice transplanting in Ferrier, Haiti, June 2010 [Photo by Erika Styger]
Photo: Seed sorting: soaking seeds in water, the empty seeds float on water surface and are discarded, the good seeds are soaked for 24 hours; Ferrier, Haiti, June 2010 [Photo by Erika Styger]
Photo: Pre-germination of seeds (buried in the ground for 1 day) Ferrier, Haiti, June 2010 [Photo by Erika Styger]
Photo: Pre-germinated seeds are taken out of the ground after 24 hours (rapped in a cloth) Ferrier, Haiti, June 2010 [Photo by Erika Styger]
Photo: Pre-germinated seeds; Ferrier, Haiti, June 2010 [Photo by Erika Styger]
Photo: Preparation of the SRI nursery; Ferrier, Haiti, June 2010 [Photo by Erika Styger]
Photo: Adding of manure to nursery bed, followed by tilling in the organic manure into top soil surface layer; Ferrier, Haiti, June 2010 [Photo by Erika Styger]
Photo: Seeding of pre-germinated rice seeds, distance between seeds to be one seed grain length, no one seed should touch; Ferrier, Haiti, June 2010 [Photo by Erika Styger]
Photo: Seeding pre-germinated rice seeds; Ferrier, Haiti, June 2010 [Photo by Erika Styger]
Photo: Joeli Barison - SRI trainier - is taking up the hoe to prepare a training plot for transplanting; Ferrier, Haiti, June 2010 [Photo by Erika Styger]
Photo: Training plot is being prepared (left), SRI nursery after seeding (right) - the seeds are protected with a mulch layer
Photo: Training plot is irrigated and leveled the day before transplanting; Ferrier, Haiti, June 2010 [Photo by Erika Styger]
Photo: Day of transplanting - the self-made marker is used to prepare a grid pattern that will guide the transplanting; Ferrier, Haiti, June 2010 [Photo by Erika Styger]
Photo: Day of transplanting - the self-made marker is used to prepare a grid pattern that will guide the transplanting; Ferrier, Haiti, June 2010 [Photo by Erika Styger]
Photo: Transplanting at intersection of the grid (seedlings were too old - but were used for training purpose only as young seedlings were not available that day); Ferrier, Haiti, June 2010 [Photo by Erika Styger]
Photo: Trained farmers after transplanting their first SRI field; Ferrier, Haiti, June 2010 [Photo by Erika Styger]
Photo: Trainers and organizers (Joeli Barison, Jackson Nelson, Assistant Robert, and Erika Styger); Ferrier, Haiti, June 2010 [Photo by Erika Styger]
Photo: Training by Joeli Barison (on the right) of SRI transplanting in Les Cayes, June 2010 [Photo provided by Joeli Barison]
Photo: Transplanting training with a string in Les Cayes, June 2010 [Photo by Joeli Barison]
Photo: Transplanting training with a string in Les Cayes, June 2010 [Photo by Joeli Barison]