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SRP 3rd Annual Plenary Meeting and General Assembly
25-26 November 2013
Bangkok, Thailand

"Rice for Tomorrow"

The "Rice for Tomorrow" symposium was attended by 85 participants, including 7 UNEP-sponsored senior level delegates. The event was opened by UNEP Regional Director Dr. Young-Woo Park and the Director General of Thailand's Rice Department, Mr. Chanpithya Shimphalee. The Third Annual Plenary Meeting and General Assembly of the Sustainable Rice Platform realized a number of key outcomes:

  • Endorsement of a 4-year SRP Roadmap from 2013-2016
  • Review and endorsement of Guidelines for sustainable rice production
  • Review and endorsement of strategy to field-test incentive mechanisms
  • Election of new members of SRP-Punjab Agricultural University and International Finance Corporation, with additional commitments from Indonesia, Lao PDR and Sri Lanka.