Japanese teaching organic rice farming in UP

Allahabad: Japanese experts are teaching organic farming of Japanese rice in Allahabad for more than 10 years ago.

Their efforts are beginning to bear fruit. Crop yields have become stable, and farmers are enjoying income growth.

Among the experts is Teruo Miura, who heads the Makino School of Continuing and Nonformal Education at Sam Higginbottom University of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences in Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh.