Hub Fact Sheet

Rice growing season: Wet season (May-December)

Rainfed Upland yield (t/ha): 1

Rice Area per Farmer (ha): ≥1.0 et <1.5

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 Upland: Kologbè, NERICA, Dossari, Nankin

Selected Crop Management

Land preparation: Manual, machine

Crop establishment: Direct seeding

Herbicide use: Yes

Chemical fertilizer application: Yes

Harvesting: Manual

Threshing: Manual

Women activities: Transplanting, weeding, threshing, winnowing

Major Challenges: Input access, poor soil quality, weeds, seeds (variety, mixture, access), mechanization, access to credit

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