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Africa Rice Center Operating Temporarily from Bamako

Bamako, Mali Tel: (223) 222 33 75; Fax: (223) 222 86 85; e-mail: Update on evacuation In principle, all internationally recruited staff (IRS) and non-Ivorian senior General Services Staff (GSS) have been evacuated from Côte d’Ivoire. Most of the evacuated staff are on leave to meet with their family members after the traumatic experience in … Continue reading

Africa Rice Center in the Midst of Yet Another Ivorian Crisis

Bouaké, Côte d’Ivoire — Two years of operations outside its Headquarters after the crisis that erupted in Côte d’Ivoire on September 19, 2002, the Africa Rice Center (WARDA), through efforts marked by tenacity and resilience, turned adversity into opportunity. The majority of its scientists operated out of Bamako, Mali, while the Director General and the … Continue reading