Cultivation of short term paddy varieties

Short term paddy varieties will utilize less water compared to long term varieties. Therefore, shifting to short term varieties will help the farmers to protect their crop under limited water availability.

Climate Related Risk

Changes in precipitation, Extreme precipitation

Form of Option

Economic

Country of Origin

Sri Lanka

Beneficiaries

Households, Resource-dependent people (e.g. farmers, fishers, miners)

Implementation

The option exists in a real setting and was not created as part of the project.

Institution / Legal Reach

Not indicated