Tuesday, December 11, 2018

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...
Supply and Delivery of Rice Stored to Japan International Cooperation System

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...

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...
Uganda gets 5,983 MT rice aid from China to relieve food shortage

Uganda gets 5,983 MT rice aid from China to relieve food shortage

Ugandan Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda, quoting a new report National Food Security Assessment report disclosed that 26 percent of Uganda's population is facing stressed...
Zimbabwean rice millers want Government to scrap 15% rice tax plan

Zimbabwean rice millers want Government to scrap 15% rice tax plan

Zimbabwe’s rice millers want the government to halt a plan to impose a 15 percent tax on rice imports, which along with corn is...

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...

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,...
Forecast for per capita rice consumption in South Korea to hit fresh low in 2017

Forecast for per capita rice consumption in South Korea to hit fresh low in...

South Korean’s changing eating habits has led to per capita rice consumption forecast to a new low in 2017. According to the report by...

Namibia eyes building ties with IRRI to boost its rice production

Although rice is not the Namibia's primary food staple, the government is keen on expanding rice production to improve its food security. Research has...

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