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Nigeria’s Potential in the Rice Sector: WARDA and the Role of Rice in Nigeria

Bouaké, Côte d’Ivoire — The struggle for food—especially rice—is desperate for the 240 million people of West Africa—one of every three people on the continent, and half of whom are Nigerians. About 20 million in the region—the world’s poorest—are rice farmers. Most are women.  The West Africa Rice Development Association (WARDA), formed in 1970 as … Continue reading