Thursday, June 29, 2017

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...
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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...

Ugandan Ministries entangled in rice politics

Ugandan Government has waived tax on the import of brown rice effective April 2017 for the first four months to stabilise price of the...

Liberia spends $ 480 million on rice imports despite huge arable land

Dr. Jeremiah Z. Whapoe, the Presidential aspirant says he is appalled by the continuous import of rice into the local market amidst the abundant...

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...

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