Renaissance Rice Rises From the Debris – IPS

This April, a small rice paddy field in Minami Sanriku, destroyed by the massive earthquake and tsunami last year in Japan, provided one of its most fertile yields yet – bringing hope and joy to the devastated local community.

Dubbed ‘Renaissance Rice’, the yields were the result of collective efforts of local farmers and residents who had worked together to create a society around sustainable farming.

For the full article: IPS News

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