Hub Fact Sheet

Rice growing season: Wet season (June-October)

Rainfed Lowland yield (t/ha): 3.6

Rice Area per Farmer (ha): ≥0.5 et <1.0

General farmer’s support and assets

Presence of farmer’s association: Yes

Access to credit: No or limited

Land ownership (does farmer rent land?): No

Popular Varieties

Rainfed Lowland: X-Jigena

Selected Crop Management

Land preparation: Animal

Crop establishment: Direct seeding

Water supply:

Herbicide use: Not common

Chemical fertilizer application: Yes

Harvesting: Manual

Threshing: Cattle

Women activities: Weeding.

Major Challenges: Fertilizer access, poor water management, weeds, labor input for postharvest, seeds (variety, mixture, access).

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