Hub Fact Sheet

Rice growing season: Wet season (August-December); Dry season (February-June)

Irrigated Lowland yield (t/ha): 4.3

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?): Yes

Popular Varieties

Irrigated: IR841

Selected Crop Management

Land preparation: Machine

Crop establishment: Transplanting

Water supply: River

Herbicide use: Yes

Chemical fertilizer application: Yes

Harvesting: Manual

Threshing: Manual

Women activities: Transplanting, weeding, drying, transporting.

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

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