Hub Fact Sheet

Rice growing season: Wet season (May-December)

Rainfed Lowland yield: 1.2 t/ha

Rice Area per Farmer: ≥0.5 et <1.0 ha

General farmer’s support and assets

Presence of farmer’s association: Not common

Access to credit: Yes

Land ownership (does farmer rent land?): No

Popular Varieties

Rainfed Lowland: Galawae, ROK 10, Bobby, Kalawaii

Selected Crop Management

Land preparation: Manual, machine

Crop establishment: Direct seeding

Water supply:

Herbicide use: Not common

Chemical fertilizer application: Not common

Harvesting: Manual

Threshing: Manual

Women activities: Transplanting, weeding, harvesting, threshing.

Major Challenges: Input access, flooding, insects, seeds (variety, mixture,access), mechanization, access to credit.

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