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The House of Representatives would screen the rice importers: Nigeria

With the aim to encourage investment in local rice production, the house of representative would probe the companies involved in the local rice production...

USDA: Illegal Rice Export continues in Nigeria

Illegal Rice Export -Due to higher levies on rice imports and inaction by the government to curb rice smuggling, it is expected that illegal rice...

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...

Nigerian Government targets 180,000 farmers to plant wheat, rice in Jigawa

The Federal government in Nigeria is planning in excess of 1.8 lakhs rice and wheat farmers for plantation in Jigawa for the 2016/2017 dry...

Senegal’s quiet rice revolution

An amazing synergy among all the stakeholders, subsistence farmers in Kolda have become prosperous in less than two years doing a booming business in...
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Ghana is considering discontinuing food imports

Ghana is considering discontinuing food imports- Govt. of Ghana is brooding over the matter of discontinuing the rice exports by increasing the production of food...

Transfer of funds through Tigo Cash have steered up as Ghana rice farmers adopt...

According to the sources, it has been reported that the Tigo Cash which is used for electronic monetary transactions over the Tigo network in...
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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...

Tanzania is self sufficient in rice needs but its export potential are unrecognized, says...

Although Tanzania is capable of fulfilling the rice needs of entire East African Community (EAC) but the government, rice exporters and rice growers could...

Nigeria slashes rice importation burden by 65%

Nigeria has achieved 56 per cent rice production in the last one year, leaving a deficit of 2 million tons to meet local demand. The...

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