As the official technical partner for the project, Cornell University’s SRI International Network and Resources Center (SRI-Rice), based in Ithaca, NY, USA, is responsible for conducting periodic support visits to countries throughout the project region. In early March SRI-Rice Technical Specialist Devon Jenkins traveled to southern Togo for a short two-day trip to meet with project partners and observe project activities.
Highlights from Devon’s trip include:
- Meetings with GRAPHE, ETD/ESOP, ITRA, and WAAPP
- Field visits to Notsé and Kovié/Zio River Valley to visit with producers
- Visit to ESOP rice processing plant in Notsé
- Scouting for a future technical workshop