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Dangote Industries Limited

Aliko Dangote investment to start new rice project to create massive employment

Aliko Dangote, Africa’s richest man, announced on this Friday to start a new rice project in five states of nigeria, at the headquarters of the...
nigeria

President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the 2014-2017 Fiscal Policy-Nigeria

According to the new Fiscal policy 2014-17 "importation of Husked Brown rice (H.S. Code 1006.2000.00) and semi-milled or wholly milled rice, whether or not...
Gateway Fair: Dangote to spend 10 billion dollars on rice cultivation...gives tools to block makers

Gateway Fair: Dangote to spend 10 billion dollars on rice cultivation…gives tools to block...

Group disclosed that it was investing N10 billion dollars in rice cultivation in five states to boost food self-sufficiency LAGOS, Nigeria, May 29, 2017/ --...
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...

Price of rice is increasing in Egypt due to smuggling on cross-border: Supply Minister

As per reliable sources, it has been reported that the Supply Minister Khaled Hanafy has blamed this year's rice shortage on cross-border smuggling with Egyptian...
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...

It has been urged by the Nigerian Government to enforce the ban on importation...

According to the recent information, it has been indicated that the Abia State commissioner for Agriculture and a former member of the House of...

Flood Destroyed Rice Farms in Nigeria

According to the sources, the rice farmers in Nasarawa state in Nigeria are counting their losses after flood, occasioned by heavy rainfall and water...

Senate to Investigate Alleged N117 Billion Rice Import Scam in Nigeria

As per reports, there are indications that there is a move to recover some N30 billion lost to the rice import waiver granted by...
AfricaRice Center

Gambia became the centre for the first meeting held between The National Agricultural Research...

The first ever meeting between the Rice Hubs Stakeholders was held on Tuesday at Baobab Holiday Resort. With the collaboration of The National Agricultural Research...

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