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Mapping and monitoring the rice crop in Vietnam: Experience using RIICE technologies

Remote sensing based Information and Insurance for Crops in emerging Economies (RIICE) has been applied over main rice production areas; the results demonstrate the system can be used in different ecosystems and can be extended at the national level. The information provided by RIICE has been also used for the implementation of a rice insurance scheme at Bao Viet Company for two provinces of the...


Rice on YouTube: Otaue Rice Planting Festival in Osaka, Japan

Rice planting festivals can be found all over Japan but the Otaue Rice Planting Festival in Osaka is one of the most famous. Held every 14 June at the famous Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine. The festival faithfully recreates ancient Shinto rituals for planting rice seedlings for a bountiful harvest. ...