Below is a report from the THREAD project in India which received a grant from Permafund in 2014.
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Grant Report - THREAD Siddharth Village, Orissa India
Lift Irrigation and SRI method of cultivation at Siddharth Village demonstration for the Ecovillage Design Education (EDE) course.
- to install a 10 Hp motor to lift water to provide to the field to demonstrate the Systematic Rice Intensification (SRI) method during the ede course under the ‘Ecology’ dimension
- to construct a pump house
- to cultivate the field under SRI and train the ede course students and to cultivate rice which will be consumed by the students.