Hub Fact Sheet

Localisation du Pôle

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Rice growing season: Wet season (June-November); Dry season (November-April)

Irrigated Lowland yield (t/ha): 6

Rice Area per Farmer (ha): <0.5

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

Irrigated Lowland: Waihidjo, Kardjikoyo, Gambiaka, Somba, IR1528, WITA9

Selected Crop Management

Land preparation: Animal, machine

Crop establishment: Transplanting

Water supply: River

Herbicide use: Yes

Chemical fertilizer application: Yes

Harvesting: Manual

Threshing: Manual

Women activities: Winnowing

Major Challenges: Fertilizer access, flooding, birds, seeds (variety, mixture, access), access to credit, market for selling rice

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