Participants learn how to make wooden rice mill

Participants to a weeklong training on making Kisar, a wooden milling technology were challenged to become custodians of climate smart farming.

Kisar an adapted technology from Indonesia is comprised of male and female components, are used to husk rice.

Farmer representative Rex Karavakiri of Taure-Lakekamu LLG in Gulf, thanked NARI for taking the lead in up-skilling and empowering farmers to address food security and poverty among vulnerable communities.

“We should take our responsibility seriously in disseminating the knowledge and skills gained in our respective LLGs, districts and provinces”, expressed Mr Karavakiri at the close of the workshop.

Winnowing baskets made from bamboo strips were tested at the end of the workshop.

Winnowing baskets are used to separate rice grains from husks.

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