Hub Fact Sheet
Rice growing season: Wet season (October-March)
Rainfed Upland yield (t/ha): 0.8
Rice Area per Farmer (ha): ≥0.5 et <1.0
General farmer’s support and assets
Presence of farmer’s association: Not common
Access to credit: No
Land ownership (does farmer rent land?): No
Rainfed Upland: Tshela, NERICA 7
Selected Crop Management
Land preparation: Manual
Crop establishment: Direct seeding
Herbicide use: Not common
Chemical fertilizer application: Not common
Women activities: Sowing, weeding, bird control, harvesting, drying, transporting, storage.
Major Challenges: Fertilizer access, poor soil quality, weeds, birds, rodents, market for selling, labor input for post harvest.