Vietnam gets help with rice cultivation

Vietnam is receiving support to apply remote sensor technology in rice production.

Phase 3 of the project ‘Remote Sensing-based Information and Insurance for Crops in emerging Economies’ (RIICE) was launched in Hanoi on November 13. The Swiss-funded project will support the use of satellite data for the monitoring of rice production and crop insurance in Vietnam until the end of June 2021.

RIICE is a public-private partnership program sponsored by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) to support crop insurance systems for smallholder farmers through the use of technology.

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