Assessment of agriculture season 2021A activities the irrigation schemes located in Gasabo and Kamonyi Districts

On 8th -10th December OMMIS Project management team headed by Project Executive Secretary conducted an assessment in marshlands located in Gasabo and Kamonyi District to monitor and evaluate the agriculture activities in this season 2021A.

The assessment was conducted in the following irrigation schemes:

  • Kajevuba
  • Jabana
  • Nyagisenyi – Rufigiza
  • Bishenyi
  • Rwabashyashya
  • Gikoro

Some of the crops grown in these irrigation schemes include: Rice, Maize, Tomatoes and various other vegetables.

Rice in Rugende marshland are in flowering stage
Maize in Rugende marshland are in flowering stage
Rice transplanting in Kajevuba marshland
Rice transplanting in Kajevuba marshland
Rice grown in Jabana marshland are in harvesting stage
Rice harvest in Jabana marshland
Tomatoes grown in Nyagisenyi-Rufigiza marshland are in good condition
This is a great way to grow tomatoes and make them more productive
Maize demo plot in Nyagisenyi-Rufigiza marshland which appears to be producing good results
Maize Demo plot in Nyagisenyi Rufigiza marshland
Maize grown in Bishenyi marshland are in Detasseling stage
In Rwabashyashya marshland the maize are in flowering stage
View of Gikoro marshland, maize are in flowering stage

The inspection was aimed at assessing the condition of the crops grown during this growing season, taking into account the challenges involved and providing various recommendations to increase yields. Generally, the crops grown in these fields are in good condition because despite the rain they were late in the fall trying to irrigate their crops.

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