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1st Coordination Meeting on Climate-Proofing Rice Production

Jul 9, 2012

RAS5065 First Coordination and Steering Meeting


The 1st coordination meeting for RAS5065 Supporting Climate-Proofing Rice Production System (CRIPS) based on Nuclear Applications was held from 25 to 29 June in Manila, Philippines. 

The overall objectives of the meeting were:

  • to discuss and finalize details of activities stipulated in the work plan to be implemented under RAS5065; 
  • to review the current status of mutants and advance rice crop varieties availability in participating Member States; 
  • to identify and address gaps and needs for selecting advanced, new rice crop varieties adaptable to climate change; 
  • to review the current status of best fit soil and water management practices in participating MSs; 
  • to identify the roles of nuclear and isotopic techniques; 
  • and to address gaps and needs for the application of integrated mutation/soil and water management technology packages, tailored to fit the local socio-economic and agro-ecological conditions, adaptable to climate change.

Participants of this meeting were from Bangladesh, China, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.

Responsible/Contact: Department of Technical Cooperation | Last update: 21 Feb, 2013

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