Monday, June 18, 2018

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...

Egypt intends to double its rice production with increased paddy acreage

According to the United States Department of Agriculture, Egypt is expected to produce about 6.5 Million Metric Tonnes (MMT) of rice paddy this season,...

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...

Massive Chinese aid stabilizes rice prices in North Korea

According to a Seoul-based Internet news outlet, rice prices in North Korea have stabilized owing apparently to a large-scale rice aid by China and...

Egypt carves out new agreement for domestic rice procurement

According to the supply ministry, the Egyptian government has agreed to pay private mills EGP 6.3 ($0.3784) per kilogram for white rice, which the...
20 African Nations to benefit by Korean agriculture technology

AfricaRice invigorates rice breeding programs in Africa with support from Republic of Korea

The Rural Development Administration (RDA) of the Republic of Korea and the Africa Rice Center (AfricaRice) have entered into a strategic partnership under the...

Dokondan rice farmers in Liberia score a breakthrough

It was a joyous weekend for 300 members of the Dokondan Farmers’ Cooperative, who are cultivating lowland rice at the Gbendi rice project 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...

Kenya receives more rice in aid to tackle hunger by China

Kenya has got 21,366 Metric Tonnes (MT) of parboiled rice worth Sh2.25 billion to fight hunger, from China in donations. 450,000 50kg bags of...

East Africans growing appetite for Rwandan rice puts smile on the farmers

Rwandan rice farmers have a reason to smile because of growing appetite for their rice in the East African community bloc. The official export...

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