Fifth Cohort of 234 farmers complete Farmer Field School

On Thursday, September 6, 2018, a graduation ceremony was held at the Sugar Industry Research and Development Institute (SIRDI) compound to honor 234 farmers for completing all the Best Practices Modules given by the SIRDI Extension Staff.  This Farmer Field School (FFS) program was funded by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)/Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF) as […]

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SIRDI opens its headquarters up north

Today, hundreds of cane-farmers and sugar industry stakeholders joined dignitaries and government officials to officially open SIRDI’s new headquarters. The Sugar Industry Research and Development Institute was created in 2009, and since then has had tremendous impact on the industry. The building was financed by the European Union, and will enhance SIRDI’s ability to reach […]