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Gambia to become self-sufficient in two years

Rice is a staple consumed every part of Africa, the complete supplement to meat, fish or stew. Besides at 20 million tons a year...

Tanzania’s new intervention to wipe out Quelea birds to save rice

Rosemary Sitaki, Same District Commissioner, said that Tanzania plans to conduct an aerial bird control operation to wipe out Quelea birds at Ndung'u Irrigation...

Local rice boost project worth $800,000 has been launched by National Agricultural Seed Council...

According to the available sources, it has been revealed by the Director-General of the National Agricultural Seed Council (NASC), Mr. Olusegun Ojo that a...

Better Harvest recovery by adopting New Rice Farming Technology in Kenya

According to the local sources, it has been revealed that surrounded by rows of harvested rice stalks, Mr Daniel Kibuchi stands on his paddy...

IFAD optimistic about Nigeria’s self-sufficiency in rice next year

Highlights Nigeria is heading for self sufficiency of rice before the end of 2017. Nigeria’s IFAD said that with the attention been paid by governments at...
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Aliko Dangote invest U.S.$1 billion to start new rice project in five states of...

Dangote, Africa's richest man, announced on this Friday at the headquarters of the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in Abuja, during an interaction...

Rice production will improve within 18 months to make the country self-sufficient as stated...

According to the sources, it has been reported that the President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja stated that his administration would make Nigeria...

Tanzania Promotes Commercial Farming Irrigation Schemes to Boost Rice Production

Government of Tanzaniais thinking to encourage rice farming and to make it popular it is boosting nearly 25 commercial farming deals; it is also...

Over 5,000 Kogi State Rice Farmers in Nigeria are to be benefitted by getting...

As per recent information available, it has been reported that over 5, 000 registered rice farmers in Kogi State are to be benefitted from...
More Rice, Less Water: Tanzanian Farmers Used ‘SRI’

More Rice, Less Water: Tanzanian Farmers Used ‘SRI’

Tanzanian farmers have stated they have managed to double their rice production from four to eight tones per acre, and that too using less...

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