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economics of rainfed rice cultivation in West Africa

Harald Lang

economics of rainfed rice cultivation in West Africa

the case of the Ivory Coast

by Harald Lang

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Published by Verlag Breitenbach in Saarbrücken, Fort Lauderdale, [Fla.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Côte d"Ivoire.,
  • Africa, West.
    • Subjects:
    • Upland rice -- Economic aspects -- Côte d"Ivoire.,
    • Rice -- Economic aspects -- Africa, West.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 219-236.

      StatementHarald Lang.
      SeriesSocio-economic studies on rural development ; nr. 35
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSB191.R5 L36
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 236 p. :
      Number of Pages236
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4243396M
      ISBN 103881561358
      LC Control Number80670053

      Johansen, C. Lee, K.K. and Sahrawat, K. L. (eds) Phosphorus nutrition of grain legumes in the semi-arid tropics. In Proceedings of an International Workshop on Phosphorus Nutrition of Grain Legumes, January , Patancheru, India. Mar 14,  · Two consecutive events for Project for Sustainable Development of Rain-fed Lowland Rice Production involving stakeholders from the Ministry of Food and Agriculture, JICA, District Assemblies, traditional leaders, beneficiaries (target farmers) and others were held on 14th March, in both the Ashanti and Northern regions to disseminate the milestone achieved by the Project.

      This rice systems cropping guide provides information on these best management practices and how they can be used to ensure farmers achieve the best rice yields for irrigated and rainfed lowland, and upland production systems. Table 1. Yields in rainfed upland, rainfed lowland irrigated lowland rice. Rice system Current average yields. "On the transferability of the Asian rice green revolution to rainfed areas in sub-Saharan Africa: an assessment of technology intervention in Northern Ghana," Agricultural Economics, International Association of Agricultural Economists, vol. 45(5), pages , September.

      High-yield cultivars of rice suitable for cultivation in Africa and other dry ecosystems, called the new rice for Africa (NERICA) cultivars, have been developed. It is hoped that their cultivation will improve food security in West Africa. Draft base pairs). Rice was the first crop with a complete genome sequence. []Carbohydrates: 80 g. Rice: A major staple food in West-Africa Rice consumption in West Africa has been steadily growing at an annual rate of 6% since , with most of this growth being caused by substitution for traditional coarse grains, roots and tubers. Consequently, its share in cereal consumption has reached 26% from 15% in Rice is now providing more.


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Economics of rainfed rice cultivation in West Africa by Harald Lang Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. The economics of rainfed rice cultivation in West Africa: the case of the Ivory Coast. [Harald Lang]. The economics of rainfed rice cultivation in West Africa: The case of the Ivory Coast (Socio-economic studies on rural development ; nr.

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The result is that different Oryza species are strung out over the tropical regions of the globe, including South America and Australia. Only one species in Asia and one in Africa were domesticated, however.

West Africa is composed of a wide variety of ecosystems and an equally high number of food production systems.

Agriculture is the basic driver of West Africa’s economy, on which the majority of people depend for their livelihood (Gyasi and Uitto, ). Most farms are small, typically 1 to 5 hectares. RICE CULTIVATION, PROCESSING, AND MARKETING IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY Michael Trinkley, Ph.D.

and Sarah Fick Understanding Rice Rice (Oryza spp.) is a member of the grain or grass family (Poaceae). Aug 25,  · 25 AugustNairobi - Africa is witnessing an increasing demand for rice consumption, and many countries on the continent continue to rely heavily on imports for meeting their growing rice consumption needs.

This situation continues to pose serious food security challenges since rice is now recognized as a priority and strategic food security crop for the region.

Rice, a monocot, is normally grown as an annual plant, although in tropical areas it can survive as a perennial and can produce a ratoon crop for up to 30 years. Rice cultivation is well-suited to countries and regions with low labor costs and high rainfall, as it is labor-intensive to cultivate and requires ample awordathought.comydrates: g.

Future research and extension on rainfed lowland rice in Sukumaland as well as in other parts of Tanzania and Africa will benefit from a proper description of rice cultivation, which includes.

The History of Rice in West Africa Rice has been cultivated in West Africa for at least years. Strabo noted that rice was cultivated in the Fezzan (modern-day Libya) by the Garamantes.

Although this is well outside the zone of cultivation today, African rice was probably common in the Sahara in wetter periods (Chevalier, ). Downloadable. The objective of the current paper is to explore the factors influencing the expansion and intensification of rice production in rainfed lowland sites.

The village/lowland‐level data show the following: (1) the expansion of lowland rice cultivation has been driven by population pressure and accessibility to the market; and (2) the adoption of water control technologies is.

results in both rainfed lowland and upland system. In a rainfed lowland system, the study examined first the constraints to rice production in inland valleys in West Africa which depend on the rainfall distribution and the heterogeneity of the topography that leads frequently to mobilization of Fe2+ and runoff.

With 31% of total rice planted areas, rainfed lowland is the second most important rice-based systems in West Africa [4]. It is recognized that much of the rapidly-growing demand for rice in West.

Rainfed Rice Environments A precise definition in scientific terms for the rainfed rice environment in Bhutan is yet to be developed. However, for the purpose of this study the rainfed rice environment is defined as ‚a target population of environment where rice fields are naturally flooded and there is limited control over irrigation water.

Growing lowland rice: a production handbook – Africa Rice Center (WARDA) 1 Contents Preface 2 Introduction 3 Thericeplant 4 Share of rainfed/irrigated lowland rice areas in Nigeria 5 Major lowland production constraints 5 Choice of land 6 Choice of seed 7 Establishmentofnursery 9 Land preparation 10 Time of sowing 11 Transplanting and spacing Jan 11,  · There have been numerous initiatives to encourage rice cultivation and increase the production capacity.

These have proved to be fruitful leading to a sharp rise in the past few years. Let us consider some of the top rice producing countries on the continent. Nigeria. Nigeria is currently the largest rice producing country in Africa. Africa is the only continent where the absolute number of under - nourished people has increased over the last 30 years.

Food in-security remains an essentially rural phenomenon. It affects the. West Africa Rice Development Association, Bouaké, Côte d'Ivoire.

Bingen, R.J. () 'Food Production and Rural Development in the Sahel: Lessons from constraints to innovation among households cultivating rainfed rice in western Gambia: study Technical change and rice production in West African agriculture Bibliography. Rice crisis, market trends, and food security in West Africa Background, scope and methods The painful experience of the food crisis raises the question of the implications of West Africa’s dependency on global food markets.

The study aims to understand the how the crisis developed, and its effects. Improving West African rice production with agricultural water management strategies.

Development Economics. August 12th, ‘Lowland paddy fields development/ Disseminating lowland rice cultivation in inland valleys in West Africa’ and ‘Assessing the impact of Sawah development on rice farmers in the Ashanti region, Ghana’ both.

African rice production constraints and their management can be found in Somado & al. () and Wopereis & al. Heinrichs & Barrion () wrote a detailed book on biology, ecology, and identification of rice-feeding insects and natural enemies in West Africa that contains identification keys.

Sub-Saharan Africa was the only region in the world which experienced a decline in food production between and The situation might become worse unless immediate action is taken. This book deals with several significant aspects of this problem focussing on rice production, consumption and trade in 5 West African countries, viz.

the Ivory Coast, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Senegal and awordathought.com by: 8.Sep 26,  · Rice Cultivation Introduction of Rice Cultivation: Rice is a cereal grain belongs to the grass family of Graminae and native to the deltas of the great Asian rivers, the Ganges, the Chang (Yangtze), and the Tigris and Euphrates.Apr 18,  · The System for Rice Intensification (SRI) has tremendous potential to close the rice production gap in West Africa and to place the region on the desired trajectory of rice self-sufficiency, according to a new book published on Wednesday, April 18, in Dakar, Senegal.

50, Farmers in 13 Countries: Results from Scaling up the System of Rice Intensification in West Africa is a publication.