In collaboration with the International Rice Research Institute, New Delhi, RARE has conducted Rice Monitoring Survey in Odisha covering 138 Tahsil, 212 villages and 384 farmers from 29 districts.

     There are two types of villages one is interview only and another is seed collection and interview.
     In the first category only filled up the village questionnaires and list out 100 farmer name.
     In the second category filled up the questionnaires, list out 100 farmers name and send it to IRRI over phone they provided 4 random number from 100 farmers list
     The seed collected from 4 farmers from one village. Maximum four varieties from each farmer had been collected.
     The varieties have been selected according to the area under rice. From largest to smallest area
     A short interview has been done during seeds collection and a bar code has to put in the plastic bags.