Welcome to Kahama

Important facts and information are:

Rice growing season: Wet season (December-May)


Rainfed Lowland yield (t/ha): 1.8

Irrigated Lowland yield (t/ha): 3.2

Rice Area per Farmer (ha):

≥1.0 et <1.5

General farmer’s support and assets

Presence of farmer’s association: No

Access to credit: No or limited

Land ownership (does farmer rent land?): No

Popular Varieties

Rainfed Lowland: Supa, Kalama

Irrigated: Supa, Kalama

Selected Crop Management

Land preparation: Manual, animal

Crop establishment: Direct seeding, transplanting

Water supply:

Herbicide use: Not common

Chemical fertilizer application: Not common

Harvesting: Manual

Threshing: Manual

Women activities

 Land preparation, transplanting, weeding, harvesting, threshing.

Major Challenges

 Poor water management, weeds.

Rice Projects

Rice technologies

Success Stories

La plateforme virtuelle pour les pôles de riz de AfricaRice. Elle utilise et contribue au système eRAILS de FARA . Mentions Légales