Andreas Mitzschke is a 24 year old student from Germany. Having graduated with a BA in European Studies in 2008, he decided to stay in Maastricht to pursue the interdisciplinary research Master ‘Cultures of Arts, Science and Technology’ at FASoS. Part of the curriculum is a four month research internship, which he decided to spend at Bhubaneswar, Orissa, in East-Central India. There, he researches science, technology, innovation, expertise and knowledge spread in contemporary Indian society and culture. The case study he is involved in deals with the System of Rice Intensification (SRI), which is an agro-ecological approach to rice farming.