1 Annual Report 2013

Degree and postdegree training 2013
Course ttle Venue Female Male Total
Training on quality seed producton and disseminaton of stress tolerant and modern rice
varietes
Bangladesh 12 195 207
Cultvaton technology of drought-tolerant rice Bangladesh - 601 601
Field days cum training Bangladesh 107 361 468
Producton technology of BINA dhan 11 rice variety Bangladesh - 189 189
Submergence-tolerant rice - seed disseminaton, management practces, and land
management
Bangladesh - 50 50
Nine (9) trainings on rice producton packages for drought-tolerant varietes Bangladesh 20 250 270
"280 training feld day cum training of partner NGOs and seed producers under
CSISA-B-SRSPDS Project "
Bangladesh 11,215 25,217 36,432
Rice Pathology Training Workshop for Eastern and Southern Africa Burundi 4 19 23
Internatonal Seminar on Reducing Rice Postharvest Losses Cambodia 12 67 79
Workshop on Rice Postharvest Project: Lessons Learned Cambodia 47 110 157
Oryza2000 Training Cambodia 9 2 11
Training course on how to reduce rice grain losses afer harvest (all target villages) Cambodia 416 964 1,380
Hybrid Rice Breeding and Seed Producton China 1 7 8
ORYZA training course for potental yield determinaton China 17 31 48
ORYZA training course for water and nitrogen management China 25 50 75
Workshop and training on decision-making and sociological tools in pest management China 6 19 25
Training workshop on ecological engineering and research methods for rice pest
management
China 9 27 36
Workshop on communicaton strategy planning and message design workshop China 15 19 34
Training on arthropod taxonomy, identfcaton, and sampling techinques China 6 11 17
Training and planning worskhop on advanced methods in toxicology and insectcide
resistance monitoring of rice planthoppers
China 10 6 16
Internatonal workshop on ecological engineering for pest management in rice China 1 9 10
Review and planning workshop of the ADB-IRRI Rice Planthopper Project China 11 23 34
Internatonal conference on rice planthoppers - ecology, management, socio-economics,
and policy
China 36 79 115
Internatonal symposium on arthropod biodiversity and ecosystem services in rice envi-
ronments
China 12 5 17
Training workshop on ecological engineering China 11 52 63
Apple snail management in rice (Jul) Ecuador 23 50 73
Microwave Remote Sensing Applicatons India - 1 1
Rice Technology Transfer Systems for Stress-Prone Environments in South Asia India 3 25 28
Hands-on training with Dr. Sheetal Sharma on NMR/RCM operaton and preparaton of
data entry forms for feld evaluaton
India 1 - 1
Workshop on convergence of CSISA-promoted technologies and government of Odisha
programmes
India 14 157 171
Workshop on empowering women in agriculture through systematc inclusion in farming
value chain
India 2 24 26
2
Degree and postdegree training 2013
Course ttle Venue Female Male Total
Training on grain quality kit to CRS groundstaf and CRS partner SWAD groundstaf India 1 2 3
On feld data collecton and validaton to CRS staf, SWAD staf and Pragat Staf India 1 2 3
Training SWAD staf on Post Harvest Questonnaire India 3 6 9
Training State Agricultural team in Grain Quality Kit and Hermetc Storage India - 3 3
Post harvest technologies and hermetc storage feld demonstraton to CRS, ICAR, KVK,
BAU
India 1 7 8
Training CWS staf and SHG in flling Post Harvest Questonnaire India 7 1 8
Psot harvest technologies and hermetc storage feld demonstraton, Aggregaton of
demand for Laser Leveller
India 1 25 26
Aggregaton of demand for laser leveller India 9 32 41
CWS - Training on diesel engine operated opendrum thresher India 22 14 36
Training on diesel engine operated open drum thresher to women SHG groups India 35 - 35
Training on grain quality kit (IRRI) and IRRI Super Bags and cocoon to CWS India 8 2 10
Training on grain quality kit (IRRI), IRRI Super Bags and cocoons to AKRSPI India 1 13 14
Training on diesel engine operated open-drum thresher to farmers with AKRSPI India 6 6 12
Training on diesel engine operated open-drum thresher to women SHG groups by AKRSPI. India 27 - 27
Training on diesel engine operated open-drum thresher with GPM with AKRSPI India 48 204 252
Training on axial fow paddy thresher India - 17 17
Oryza2000 Training India 8 4 12
4 training workshop on “Management and Sustainable Seed Producton of Stress-tolerant
Rice Varietes”
India 9 177 186
Training WS on methods of data analysis and developing write up for report writng India - 4 4
Kick-of and training workshop Phase II of SKEP crop health India 3 37 40
8 trainings on awareness on drought-tolerance rice varietes and crop management
practces in diferent villages in India
India 142 504 646
9 trainings on awareness on salinity-tolerant rice varietes and crop management
practces in diferent village in India
India 109 900 1,009
4 trainings on awareness on submergence-tolerant rice and crop management practces
in diferent villages in India
India 42 349 391
Field days cum training India 315 1,115 1,430
Pest and disease management and awareness on drought tolerance of STRVs India 30 70 100
3 trainings on plant management and awareness on submergence tolerance of STRVs in
India
India 45 210 255
Seed health management and awareness on STRVs India 32 88 120
3 trainings on pest and disease management and awareness on submergence tolerance
of STRVs
India 25 135 160
CCARA training program : Decision support system (DSS) for rainfed, lowland rice
producton
Indonesia 9 12 21
CCARA training program: Decision support system for rainfed, lowland rice producton Indonesia 11 15 26
Training workshop – pre-testng and process for farmer surveys (Sept) Indonesia 1 12 13
Training on community-based seed systems (CBSS), Sukamandi, Indonesia Indonesia 6 9 15
"Training on data management and analysis using STATA
for the vulnerability study of drought-prone rice areas in Indonesia"
Indonesia 2 - 2
Oryza2000 Training Indonesia 8 5 13
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Degree and Postdegree training 2013
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Course ttle Venue Female Male Total
Carotenoid Analysis Training Indonesia 3 3 6
X-ray Fluorescence(XRF) Training Indonesia 5 3 8
Crop health management project of the scientfc know-how and exhange program, Phase
II
Indonesia 2 10 12
Rice Producton Course (for Iran) Iran - 16 16
IRRI-Iran Rice Breeding Course Iran 3 11 14
Enhancing capacites to understand and implement the ITPGRFA Japan 13 18 31
Rice seed producton and purifcaton Kenya 8 19 27
Rice technology transfer systems in Asia (Korea) Korea 9 8 17
CCARA training program : Decision support system (DSS) for rainfed, lowland rice
producton
Lao PDR 4 18 22
Calibraton and hands-on training on the installaton of the Automatc Weather Staton in
Laos
Lao PDR - 8 8
CCARA training program on decision support system for rainfed, lowland rice producton Lao PDR 4 20 24
Training workshop on survey data processing and analysis Malaysia 4 11 15
Consultatve workshop on modeling of rice pests and diseases - populatons, forecastng,
and vulnerability
Malaysia 9 13 22
SAMARA/RIDEV 1-wk modeling training Montpellier,
France
2 9 11
GWAS 1-wk training Montpellier,
France
6 4 10
Partcipatory impact pathway analysis Myanmar - 20 20
Ecological management of pests Myanmar 20 5 25
Field and data management training of PVS trials Myanmar 9 6 15
Field and data management of on-farm partcipatory varietal selecton trials in
Ayeyarwady Delta, Myanmar
Myanmar 7 8 15
Hands-on quality rice seed producton training Myanmar 20 25 45
Workshop on rice IPM pilot project for rice hoppers in Myanmar Myanmar 3 10 13
Training workshop on rice arthropod biodiversity - ecological and sociological research
methods
Myanmar 24 6 30
Internatonal symposium on ecological engineering in rice pest management and
launching the Myanmar version of the flm "Hopper Race"
Myanmar 30 36 66
Learning alliance eetng (postharvest) Myanmar 14 32 46
Partcipatory impact pathway analysis (postharvest and partcipatory varietal selecton) Myanmar 20 22 42
2 trainings on postharvest management for improved quality of rice grain and seed in two
villages in Myanmar
Myanmar 34 54 88
Partcipatory impact pathway assessment workshop Myanmar 5 24 29
3 trainings on hermetc storage training and demonstraton in 3 villages in Myanmar Myanmar 17 29 46
Hands-on training on quality rice seed producton Myanmar 28 21 49
Rice varietal improvement training Myanmar 7 15 22
Farmers' partcipatory varietal selecton Myanmar 8 17 25
Training workshop on “Characterizaton of Rice Growing Environments for Disseminaton
of Stress-tolerant Varietes in South Asia”
Nepal 1 29 30
4
Degree and postdegree training 2013
Course ttle Venue Female Male Total
Rice seed producton and of-season vegetable farmers training 2nd lot (under CURE-TIS
program)
Nepal 7 18 25
5 Seed producer farmers training Nepal 53 63 116
Rice breeding course Philippines 7 18 25
Basic rice producton course Philippines 18 7 25
SNP data analysis course Philippines 15 8 23
Rice: research to producton Philippines 12 17 29
Season-long rice farming training Philippines 10 11 21
Regional training course on GxE testng, seed storage and farmer partcipaton Philippines 11 17 28
Rice producton techniques for African technicians Philippines 6 9 15
Molecular breeding course Philippines 7 15 22
Introducton to R: data manipulaton and statstcal analysis Philippines 9 12 21
Rice producton techniques for young researchers Philippines 6 9 15
Training workshop on rice mechanizaton and producton (Mar) Philippines 6 2 8
Radiaton safety course for sealed sources users Philippines 2 6 8
Scientfc writng workshop Philippines 12 12 24
Rice: postproducton to market Philippines 6 17 23
Ecological management of rodents, weeds and rice diseases - biological and social
dimensions
Philippines 15 4 19
Basic rice producton course - Singapore Philippines 3 1 4
Training on seed health Philippines 25 55 80
Training of operators and NMR disseminaton Philippines 314 336 650
Informaton disseminaton campaign Philippines 30 52 82
Training of operators for CVP - Victoria Philippines 7 14 21
Hands-on training with Dr. Mike Thomson on Taq preparaton Philippines 1 1 2
ORYZA training course for simulaton applicaton study Philippines 7 12 19
Training/orientaton program with researchers from India and Indonesia on Nutrient
Manager and SSNM
Philippines 4 1 5
Rice Crop Manager Orientaton Philippines 11 9 20
Rice Crop Manager Orientaton with Alalay sa Kaunlaran, Inc (ASKI) foundaton Philippines 19 22 41
Toxicology and Insectcide Resistance Monitoring workshop Philippines 8 12 20
Workshop on arthropod biodiversity, taxonomy, and identfcaton Philippines 4 8 12
Data synthesis workshop on ecological engineering Philippines 7 12 19
LEGATO integraton workshop (Feb) Philippines 14 9 23
DA-BAR EcoEng initaton workshop (Mar) Philippines 8 7 15
Design and analysis of ecological feld studies (Sept) Philippines 11 8 19
Workshop on landscape design for pest management (Sept) Philippines 10 8 18
DA-BAR design and analysis for EcoEngineering sites (Dec) Philippines 12 5 17
DA-BAR farmer training in EcoEngineering plot design (Dec) Philippines 8 5 13
GPS interface systems and mapping Philippines 4 4 8
High temperature phenotyping and SNP analysis tools training (BMZ NARES partners) Philippines 4 12 16
2 training on introducton to bioinformatcs training workshop Philippines 27 18 45
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Course ttle Venue Female Male Total
Learning alliance – Philippines Topic Working Group Workshop Philippines 3 7 10
Emerging opportunites for postharvest technologies and entrepreneurship in the Philip-
pine rice sector
Philippines 21 26 47
Oryza2000 Training Philippines 5 9 14
Seed Testng and Certfcaton for Inbred Rice Philippines 4 21 25
Abiotc stress phenotyping workshop Philippines 12 16 28
Basic Experimental Designs and Data Analysis using STAR Philippines 10 8 18
Breeding Designs and Data Analysis (using PBTools) Philippines 14 5 19
Experimental Designs and Data Analysis for Breeding Trials using PBTools (2 sessions) Philippines 22 15 37
Analysis of Experimental Data Using the SAS System Philippines 12 8 20
Introducton to Multvariate Analysis (using STAR) Philippines 5 8 13
Introductory course to iSEQTM Philippines 3 3 6
Two weeks modern rice breeding techniques training Philippines 6 6 12
Training / workshop on greenhouse gas emission measurements in major Southeast Asian
rice-growing regions
Philippines 6 7 13
3 trainings of trainers in conductng ICT-based NMR and Pinoy RKB at regional level Philippines 33 77 110
10 days on advanced gas exchange and chlorophyll and fuorescence methodologies
(physiology)
Philippines 1 1 2
Rice Survivor Training Course Philippines 24 26 50
Internatonal workshop on the collaboraton network for control of migratory rice plan-
thoppers and associated virus diseases in Asia
South Korea 6 19 25
Training workshop–pretestng and process for farmer surveys (Nov) Sri Lanka 1 7 8
Computer-assisted Personal Interview Workshop Thailand 11 22 33
Workshop on food value chain: tools and analysis Thailand 22 17 39
Workshop and training on decision-making, sociological tools, and impact assessment on
pest management
Thailand 6 5 11
Workshop on communicaton strategy planning and design Thailand 20 20 40
Phase 2 of Rice Planthopper Project announced and discussed in review and planning
workshop in Bangkok
Thailand 13 24 37
Consultaton and planning workshop on Rice Planthopper Problems and Insectcide
Use – Developing sustainable interventons, structures and policies
Thailand 5 23 28
Training workshop on farmer survey data processing and analysis Thailand 9 6 15
Training course on rice arthropod biodiversity and taxonomy Thailand 17 13 30
Advanced training on ecological and sociological research data analyses Thailand 14 18 32
Review and planning workshop of the ADB-IRRI Rice Planthopper Project Thailand 13 24 37
IRRI-Thailand Rice Department-CABI cooperaton workshop on rice technology delivery
and services development
Thailand 13 11 24
Training-workshop on insectcide misuse and planthopper outbreaks as wicked problems
towards comprehensive policy engagement
Thailand 13 23 36
Training course on Rice Plant Doctor in Thailand Thailand 19 5 24
Workshop on cross country data analysis Thailand 6 8 14
Training course on Rice plant doctor Thailand 8 2 10
"Training on data management and analysis using STATA
for the vulnerability study for drought-prone rice areas in Thailand"
Thailand - 3 3
6
Degree and postdegree training 2013
Course ttle Venue Female Male Total
Oryza2000 Training Thailand 5 13 18
Enhancing understanding and implementaton of the ITPGRFA Thailand 11 16 27
Incepton workshop to develop sustainable strategies for rice pests and diseases Vietnam 3 22 25
Workshop and training on decision-making and sociological tools in pest management Vietnam 3 11 14
Review and planning workshop on reducing pre- and postharvest losses in rice producton
and development of the China-IRRI-Vietnam consortun for rice virus research
Vietnam 22 73 95
Workshop on communicaton strategy planning and message design Vietnam 15 20 35
Message design workshop on ecological engineering Vietnam 8 28 36
Workshop on Rice Planthopper Problems and Insectcide Use – Data and Informaton
Synthesis of Supply Chains, Yield Impacts, Pestcide Use and Misuse
Vietnam 6 18 24
Internatonal conference on threats of insectcide misuse on rice ecosystems: Exploring
optons for mitgaton
Vietnam 15 47 62
Training workshop on standardizaton of assessment protocols for ecosystem service
evaluatons
Vietnam 7 22 29
Conference on Brown planthopper-associated rice virus diseases management using
ecological engineering
Vietnam 27 63 90
Seminar on Rice Postharvest and Laser Leveling for the Northern, Central, and Highlands
regions of Vietnam
Vietnam 7 49 56
Drying and storage technology VietNam 2 25 27
ADB-IRRI-Vietnam Post-Harvest Project Impacts –Lessons Learned – Proposals For Devel-
opment
Vietnam 6 46 52
Oryza2000 Training Vietnam 13 11 24
Demonstraton on sowing of mustard under zero-tll conditon India - 43 43
Mechanical transplantng under non-puddled conditon India 4 45 49
Training on omission plot technique India 5 17 22
6 training on rice nursery management India 34 278 312
Rice nursery management in stress-prone and favorable environments India 1 21 22
Training cum feld day on direct-seeded rice India 1 40 41
Training cum feld day on linesowing, weed management and nutrient management in
maize
India 6 45 51
2 training-demonstraton of scientfc toria cultvaton India - 60 60
Training cum demonstraton on farm mechanizaton for women farmers India 106 9 115
Training on direct-seeded rice and laser land-leveling technologies India 5 67 72
Training on machine-transplanted rice and dry-seeded rice India 8 72 80
Training on mat-type nursery preparaton India 35 15 50
Training on nonpuddle machine transplantng India 4 49 53
Orientaton on postharvest concepts India 1 10 11
Demonstraton on paddy axial fow thresher India 1 67 68
Demonstraton on paddy thresher India 37 3 40
Climate-smart agricultural technologies, including PH concepts India 49 202 251
Protocol training for RIICE project feld monitoring Thailand 2 5 7
Protocol training for RIICE project feld monitoring Philippines 3 1 4
2 Protocol training for RIICE project feld monitoring Vietnam 1 5 6
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Degree and Postdegree training 2013
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Course ttle Venue Female Male Total
Protocol training for RIICE project feld monitoring India 2 9 11
Protocol training for RIICE project feld monitoring Indonesia 4 3 7
Boro rice producton Bangladesh 355 2,223 2,578
AWD and UDP technology Bangladesh 9 221 230
Modern technology of aman rice cultvaton Bangladesh 918 3,692 4,610
Community-based block demonstraton on short- and medium-duraton, submergence of
aman variety/UDP/DSR/IFM
Bangladesh 324 1,352 1,676
Rice-based cropping system with mustard/sunfower/jute Bangladesh 1,382 6,401 7,783
Mustard/potato/sunfower producton technology Bangladesh 77 283 360
Quality seed producton technology Bangladesh 1,185 322 1,507
Exposure visit and feld day on short-duraton/salt- tolerant/colocasia/BRRI dhan52/
sunfower/mustard.
Bangladesh 2,195 3,946 6,141
ToT for rice producton technology Bangladesh 6 155 161
CA-based machinery operaton—PTOS, bed planter, strip tller, etc. Bangladesh - 19 19
Facilitaton techniques for implementng project actvites Bangladesh 1 71 72
Socioeconomic data collecton Bangladesh 8 159 167
Orientaton training on agroeconomic and market data collecton for PNGOs Bangladesh 21 72 93
Training/WS/EV on rice and other crop techniques Bangladesh 12 118 130
Training on storage and preservaton technology Bangladesh - 22 22
Training-cum-exposure visit program for Info lady and video show on agricultural
technology enhancement
Bangladesh 864 1,145 2,009
Training on labor-saving power tller-operated wheat/maize reaper operaton Bangladesh 30 60 90
Extension of agricultural informaton Bangladesh 20 20 40
Farmers training conducted by CSISA in Bangladesh Bangladesh 2,818 10,139 12,957
25,132 66,429 91,561
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Degree and postdegree training 2013
Total number of scholars in 2013
Category Female Male Grand total
BS 26 20 46
MS 33 21 54
PhD 44 63 107
Interns 12 20 32
Fellows 4 4
On-the-job trainees 13 10 23
Grand total 128 138 266
By region/country
Country Female Male Grand total
Africa
Benin 1 1
Kenya 1 1
Madagascar 1 1
Malawi 1 1
Rwanda 1 1 2
Sudan 1 1
Tanzania 1 2 3
Uganda 1 1
America
Bolivia 1 1
U.S.A. 1 3 4
Asia
Bangladesh 5 17 22
China 12 10 22
India 4 16 20
Indonesia 5 5
Japan 2 3 5
Lao PDR 1 1 2
Malaysia 1 1 2
Myanmar 5 2 7
Nepal 2 7 9
Pakistan 2 2
Philippines 60 34 94
South Korea 1 10 11
Sri Lanka 2 1 3
Thailand 4 3 7
Vietnam 3 8 11
Country Female Male Grand total
Europe
Czech Republic 1 1
France 1 1
Germany 5 4 9
Poland 1 1
Spain 2 3 5
United
Kingdom
4 2 6
Middle East
Iran 2 2 4
The Carribean
St. Vincent &
the Grenadines
1 1
Grand total 128 138 266
Scholars by country and category who
completed their program in 2013.
Type I : BS, MS, and PhD scholars at IRRI
Category Female Male Grand total
BS 2 5 7
MS 12 10 22
PhD 15 17 32
Grand total 29 32 61
Type II : OJT, interns, and fellows
Category Female Male Grand total
Fellows 3 3
Interns 8 17 25
On-the-Job trainees 9 9 18
Grand total 17 29 46
By region/country
Country Female Male Grand Total
Africa
Rwanda 1 1
Sudan 1 1
Tanzania 1 1
America
Bolivia 1 1
U.S.A. 3 3
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Asia
Bangladesh 1 9 10
China 4 3 7
India 3 4 7
Indonesia 3 3
Japan 2 2 4
Lao PDR 1 1
Malaysia 1 1
Myanmar 3 2 5
Philippines 14 14 28
South Korea 8 8
Thailand 4 2 6
Vietnam 3 3
Europe
Czech Republic 1 1
France 1 1
Germany 3 2 5
Poland 1 1
Spain 2 3 5
United Kingdom 1 1 2
Middle East
Iran 1 1
The Carribean
St. Vincent & the
Grenadines
1 1
Grand total 46 61 107
Scholars on board by December 2013
Type I : BS, MS, and PhD Scholars at IRRI
Category Female Male Grand total
BS 24 15 39
MS 21 11 32
PhD 29 46 75
Grand total 74 72 146
Type II : OJT, Interns, and Fellows
Category Female Male Grand total
Fellows 1 1
Interns 4 3 7
On-the-job
trainees
4 1 5
Grand total 8 5 13
By region/country
Country Female Male Grand total
Africa
Benin 1 1
Kenya 1 1
Madagascar 1 1
Malawi 1 1
Rwanda 1 1
Tanzania 1 1 2
Uganda 1 1
America
USA 1 1
Asia
Bangladesh 4 8 12
China 8 7 15
India 1 12 13
Indonesia 2 2
Japan 1 1
Lao PDR 1 1
Malaysia 1 1
Myanmar 2 2
Nepal 2 7 9
Pakistan 2 2
Philippines 46 20 66
South Korea 1 2 3
Sri Lanka 2 1 3
Thailand 1 1
Vietnam 3 5 8
Country Female Male Grand total
Europe
Germany 2 2 4
United Kingdom 3 1 4
Middle East
Iran 2 1 3
Grand total 82 77 159