A product-focused strategic plan evolved to enhance local rice production, processing and marketing by Africa Rice Centre (AfricaRice) and partners has received a much-needed boost.
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Climate change and dwindling water resources spur a broad research partnership to speed the development of drought-proof rice varieties for Africa. Producing just 1 kilogram of rice using traditional cultivation methods requires 2,500 liters of water — enough to fill a dozen oil drums. With the possibility of widespread drought in the coming decades because of …
Noting that lack of mechanization is seriously undermining the productivity and competitiveness of rice in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), representatives of rice stakeholders in the region met recently to develop a roadmap for sustainable mechanization of the rice sector.
The Africa Rice Centre (AfricaRice) has launched a new rice project which will increase the annual income of farmers and also boost quality production in Africa by improving harvest and post-harvest technologies.