Rice Knowledge Bankâ€“Assam launched under APART project
Agriculture web portal Rice Knowledge Bank-Assam was launched recently as part of World Bank funded project- Assam Agri-business and Rural Transformation (APART). It is dedicated for enhancing knowledge on rice production techniques and technologies, best production practices and state agriculture facts.
Assam Rice Knowledge Bank (RKB-Assam)
It has been developed by Assam Rural Infrastructure and Agricultural Services Society (ARIAS), Assam Agricultural University (AAU) with technical assistance from International Rice Research Institute (IRRI).
It aims to bridge gap between research and on-field rice production practices. It will serve as digital extension service providing practical knowledge solutions, especially for small-scale farmers in Assam.
It will showcase rice production techniques, agricultural technologies and best farming practices based on pool of knowledge from research findings, learning and media resources from AAU and IRRI.