Improving lowland rice cultivation uri icon

abstract

  • The aim of this Agrodok is therefore to provide extension workers and smallholder rice farmers in tropical Africa with practical and current information about efficient, profitable and sustainable lowland rice farming and rice processing that is applicable to their local circumstances. Every step in rice production is discussed, showing the importance of each management operation. Sourcing from a large body of scientific knowledge, this Agrodok focuses on the main rice management practices which farmers can adapt to their needs – paying particular attention to water management practices. By applying the clear and concise information provided in this booklet, farmers can improve the quantity and quality of their rice yield.

publication date

  • 2014