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DIIVA - Sierra Leone / Rice

CGIAR’s DIIVA Project

A consolidated database of crop varietal releases, adoption, and research capacity in Africa south of the Sahara

Sierra Leone/Rice overview

76%
24%
84%
16%

434,200 hectares of Rice in Sierra Leone (DIIVA estimate)

16% of this area estimated to be grown with improved varieties in 2009

1998 figures: 279,300 hectares / 24% improved varieties

Sierra Leone/Rice releases

Total number of released varieties: 29

Sierra Leone/Rice adoption

434,200 ha of Rice in Sierra Leone (DIIVA estimate)
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Sierra Leone/Rice researchers

National Agricultural Researchers - Full time equivalents by discipline and education