Welcome To The Kenyan RKB
The Kenyan Rice Knowledge Bank is a leading pan-African rice research organization committed to improving livelihoods in Africa through strong science and effective partnerships. AfricaRice is one of the 15 international agricultural research Centers that are members of the CGIAR Consortium. It is also an intergovernmental association of African member countries.
The Center was created in 1971 by 11 African countries. Today its membership comprises 24 countries, covering West, Central, East and North African regions, namely Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Côte d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt.
Visit 3-4 fields with and/or without crop and/or water source and: Assess fields for 1)crop stage, 2)field water level, 3)bund condition, 4)weed stage, 5)weed type 6)weed number. read more......
Cultivated rice (Oryza sativa) is an annual grass that evolved from a semi-aquatic ancestor. To ensure sufficient water, most rice farmers aim to maintain flooded conditions in their field. read more