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Consortium formed to rapidly disseminate New Rice for Africa

Thursday, 12 April 2001, Bouaké, Côte d’Ivoire—Participants at the International Workshop on New Rice for Africa unanimously agreed to form a Consortium to coordinate wide dissemination of NERICA (New Rice for Africa) to millions of poor farmers, many of them women, in Sub-Saharan Africa. The NERICA rice varieties—developed by the West Africa Rice Development Association … Continue reading