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Zamfara State in Nigeria targets 13,000 metric tonnes of rice production

Nigeria’s Special Adviser to the Governor on ZACAREP, Alhaji Aminu Dankwangila, disclosed that Zamfara Government is to produce about 13,000 metric tonnes of rice...

Boko Haram victims in Nigeria receive relief material from NPA

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) presented food and non-food relief materials to victims of Boko Haram insurgency in Yobe State as a part of...
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Tanzania to embrace climate-smart agriculture to transform people’s lives

Estimated loss in the agriculture sector due to climate change in Tanzania is about $200 million per year. To overcome this problem the government...

Nigeria making efforts to boost rice production

Nigerian government announced that necessary effort have been put in place to boost rice production. The Lagos State Commissioner for Agriculture, Mr. Oluwatoyin Isiaka...

Good rainfall helps as Mali forecasts 11 percent rise in grain output 2017-18

A West African Country, Mali expects its grain production in the 2017-18 seasons to rise by about 11 percent to 9.8 Million Metric Tonnes...

Côte d’Ivoire is selected to host African Green Revolution Forum 2017

Rice is a staple food in Cote d’Ivoire. Côte d’Ivoire was once a rice exporter. But, with progressive disengagement of the government from the...

Nigerian Customs stops exit of rice from free trade zones

Determined to ensure total compliance to the ban on rice imports into the country, the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has forbidden the exit of...

Zimbabwe receives 12k tonnes of rice aid from China

Zimbabwe on Monday received assistance of 12,173 tonnes of rice from China to help vulnerable people who were affected by the drought that created...

FAO trains Nigerian farmers on new technology for rice farming

In its efforts to boost rice production in the country, the Food and Agricul­ture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and Côte d’Ivoire based...
Nigeria pulling out of recession through agriculture

Agriculture- especially rice to rescue Nigeria out of recession

Nigerian Presidential spokesman, Mr. Garba Shehu said this in a statement issued in Abuja on Sunday, that efforts to get the nation out of...

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