Africa: UN-Backed Label Launched to Help Shoppers Choose Environmentally Friendly Rice

[UNEP] Bangkok — A new ecolabel launched today by the Sustainable Rice Platform (SRP) will help shoppers reduce their environmental impact by identifying rice that has been sustainably produced. The SRP – a grouping of over 100 public, private, research, financial institutions and civil society organizations led by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI)- has developed the "SRP-Verified" Label to reduce the environmental impact of one of the largest food crops in the world.Read the Original Article