Hub Fact Sheet

Rice growing season: Wet season (June-December)

Rainfed Lowland yield (t/ha): 3.1

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?): Yes

Popular Varieties

Rainfed Lowland: IR841, TGR, Chapeau vert

Selected Crop Management

Land preparation: Manual, machine

Crop establishment: Direct seeding, transplanting

Herbicide use: Yes

Chemical fertilizer application: Yes

Harvesting: Manual

Threshing: Manual

Women activities: Sowing, transplanting, weeding, threshing, drying, transporting.

Major Challenges: Poor soil quality, poor water management, weeds, seeds (variety, mixture, access), market for selling rice.

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