Analytical report focusing on the commercialisation of drought-tolerant rice seeds in Indonesia.
It highlights the collaborative efforts of the PRISMA programme with private seed producers to address the challenges posed by climate change, particularly El Niño, on rice production. By emphasising the adoption of high-yielding varieties (HYVs), such as such as Mapan and Suppadi, the report underscores the potential for improved agricultural productivity, economic benefits, and environmental sustainability.
This document is valuable for a diverse range of stakeholders, including policymakers, agricultural organisations, environmental researchers, and NGOs.
It provides insights into effective strategies for enhancing rice yields in climate-vulnerable regions, ensuring food security and promoting sustainable agricultural practices.
Additionally, it serves as a case study on the role of public-private partnerships in addressing climate change challenges in agriculture.