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Ivorian Prime Minister launches new African Rice Initiative

Wednesday, 27 March 2002, Yamoussoukro, Côte d’Ivoire — A new African Rice Initiative, to bring renewed hope to millions of peasant farmers who grow rice throughout Sub-Saharan Africa, was launched by Pascal Affi N’Guéssan, Prime Minister of the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire, on 27 March 2002.N’Guéssan represented Côte d’Ivoire President Laurent Gbagbo at the ceremony, held … Continue reading