Hub Fact Sheet

Rice growing season: Wet season (June-October)

Rainfed Upland yield (t/ha): 1.5

Rice Area per Farmer (ha): ≥1.5

General farmer’s support and assets

Presence of farmer’s association: Yes

Access to credit: Yes

Land ownership (does farmer rent land?): No

Popular Varieties

Rainfed Upland: NERICA 1, P 163, NERICA 4

Selected Crop Management

Land preparation: Manual, machine

Crop establishment: Direct seeding

Water supply: River

Herbicide use: Not common

Chemical fertilizer application: Yes

Harvesting: Manual

Threshing: Manual

Women activities: Land preparation, sowing, weeding, bird control, harvesting, threshing.

Major Challenges: Input access, poor soil quality, animal damage, mechanization, access to credit.

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