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Nigerian officials row over 'plastic rice' amidst Christmas

Nigeria’s custom officials seize about 2.5 tonnes of the Plastic rice, branded “Best Tomato...

A major row erupted between the Nigeria's food safety agency and the health ministry when the Health Minister Isaac Adewole tweeted that tests by...
Rice Stockpile

Nigeria: smuggling of rice due to high tariffs

Smuggling of Rice-It is estimated near about 80000 bags of rice are smuggled into Nigeria; this estimation is made by Akinwumi Adesina, who is...

Salt-resistant and High-yielding Rice Varieties have been Developed by the Tanzanian Scientists

According to the information available from the reliable sources, it has been reported that Tanzanian scientists have developed three salt-resistant and high-yielding rice varieties,...

Nigeria Customs Service reported an alarming Increase in Rice Smuggling into Nigeria despite the...

As per the latest report, it has been indicated that the Nigeria Customs Service narrated that there is alarming increase in the activities of...

Mumbai-based Indofil Industries Limited (IIL) launched a Rice herbicide developed by LG Life Sciences

As per recent report, it has been indicated that Mumbai-based Indofil Industries Limited (IIL) launched a rice herbicide Zechor developed by LG Life Sciences...
kenya

Kenya: Matungu farmers turn to rice, shunned sugarcane

Over 1000 farmers in Matungu have shunned sugarcane growing and has switched to rice production as the sugarcane yield does not satisfy the farmers...
paddy and rice

Mauritania’s Paddy Rice production reaches 202,000 tons in 2013-14, sufficient for fulfilling 69% of...

According to Bloomberg, Mauritania’s Paddy Rice production has reached 202,000 tons in 2013-14 sufficient to meet its 69% of domestic consumption. Mauritania’s Agriculture Minister said...
Supply of rice

Excessive imports of grain hurting South African farmers – Grain SA

Grain farmers association Grain SA has called for greater transparency in the reporting of import and export contracts, as local producers' competitiveness was being...
AfricaRice Centre

Glimpses of Rice Innovations Fair of Scalable Technologies in Cotonou Benin.

"Rice Innovations Fair of Scalable Technologies" was organised by the Africa Rice Centre and its partners to boost the  rice farming in the country...
Indian Rice

Gambia to reconsider the rice import in the country

Poor harvest condition in the  country may let the president  Yahya Jamme to rethink over the ban on rice import from other countries. Since...

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