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IRRI in East and Southern Africa. ESA . JF Rickman, Regional Coordinator, IRRI- ESA. IRRI in the region. Started in Mozambique:- September 2006 Now work in 7 countries :- Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Mozambique Tanzania, Uganda, Zanzibar Offices in 3 countries:-Mozambique, Tanzania, Burundi

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irri in east and southern africa
IRRI in East and Southern Africa

ESA

JF Rickman, Regional Coordinator, IRRI- ESA

irri in the region
IRRI in the region
  • Started in Mozambique:- September 2006
  • Now work in 7 countries :- Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Mozambique Tanzania, Uganda, Zanzibar
  • Offices in 3 countries:-Mozambique, Tanzania, Burundi
  • Staff :- 30 ( 9 IRS, 5 NRS, 16 TA’s)
  • Regional Research Sites (54)
    • Mozambique 17,
    • Tanzania 20
    • Burundi 9
    • Kenya 2, Uganda 3, Malawi 1, Zanzibar 1, Ethiopia1
rice in mozambique
Rice in Mozambique

Rice Area= 200,000ha

Rice Production = 220,000 t

Rice consumption =550,000 t

Imports =330,000t (60%) Consumption 23kg/head

Environments

- Rainfed = 97% (0.8 -1.2t/ha)

- Irrigated = 3% (2.5 - 3.0t/ha)

irri mozambique
IRRI-Mozambique

IRS

  • Surapong Sarkarung (Plant breeder)
  • Alexis Ndayiragije (Plant breeder)
  • Joe Rickman (Crop production and Engineer)
  • Carlos Zandamela (Liaison scientist – Agronomist)
  • Mechanization specialist -2012

National Staff

  • Ivone Lopez-Office Administartor
  • Mohammed Jala- Operations TA
  • Tembi- TA, Umbeluzi
  • David Muhale- TA, Quelimane

Interns and students

  • 2 interns University Eduardo Mondlane
  • 1 MSc student, SUA, Tanzania
iiam collaborators
IIAM collaborators

Natalia Tenhole –Maputo

Sostino Mocumbi-Maputo

Marcos Langa -Chokwe

Cheila Manhius -Chokwe

Hidenaldo Duante-Quelimane

irri activities in mozambique
IRRI Activities in Mozambique

Socio economics program

Breeding program

Crop production and post harvest (water, weed, nutrient management, equipment testing and demonstration)

Capacity building

Information management (RKB, Rice and Extension management manuals)

Private sector and village based programs

1 socio economic study in mozambique
1. Socio Economic Study in Mozambique

Case Survey (CS) 2007

Chokwe irrigation scheme

Extensive Survey (ES) 2008-09

9 districts in 2 major rice producing provinces: Zambézia and Sofala province

Jointly conducted w/ TIA2008 (a nation wide ag. HH survey)

Second round survey of CS and ES in 2011-12 (on-going)

participatory variety selection and regional variety testing trials
Participatory variety selection and regional variety testing trials

PVS = Participatory variety testing

RYT= Regional yield trials

MET = Multi environment testing

comparison against local check
Comparison against local check

BB=Bacterial Leaf Blight

B=Blast

seed purification and multiplication of varieties with iiam
Seed Purification and multiplication of varieties with IIAM

1. Purified –Limpopo, IR 64

2. Selected and Multiplied

  • IR 80482-64-3-3-3,
  • IR 77080-B-34-3

3. Produced 8 tons breeder and foundation seed

4. Village seed multiplication

-2.5ha Nicodala

post harvest technologies
Post Harvest Technologies

Local Peddle Thresher

Mechanical Thresher

Super bags for seed

4 capacity building 2010 2011
4. Capacity Building (2010-2011)

In-country training and workshops

Rice Production Training Workshop (25)

Writing workshops (13)

Rice Knowledge Bank Workshop (23)

Mozambique Annual Rice Production Workshop (60)

Internship Program for University graduates (2)

Participatory variety selection (PVS) (300)

Total Number Trainees = 123

capacity building 2010 2011
Capacity Building (2010-2011)

International Trainees

Plant pathology -1

Rice breeding techniques-1

Rice production-1

Rice leadership-1

Season long training-16weeks (Philippines)-5

Post Harvest Training (Philippines)-2

Young Researchers (Philippines)-2

MSc (Sokoine University, Tanzania-1

Total Number = 14

collaborators and donors
Collaborators and Donors

Collaborators

Institute Investigation Agriculture in Mozambique (IIAM)

Department of Extension

Provincial Agricultural Departments

Palmero Rice Mill

University Eduardo Mondalane

Donors

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Japan Breeding Fund

Portuguese CGIAR

USAid