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Board Commends WARDA as a “Small-Budget Center of Excellence”

Cotonou, Benin — At its just concluded meeting, the Board of the Africa Rice Center (WARDA) expressed its pride in the awards and distinctions garnered by WARDA scientists during the last few years under the leadership of Director General Dr Kanayo F. Nwanze. The awards include: Japan’s International Koshihikari Prize in 2006 The World Food Prize in 2004 … Continue reading

WARDA Scientist Wins International Rice Prize from Japan

Cotonou, Benin — Dr Moussa Sié, Lowland Rice Breeder from the Africa Rice Center (WARDA), has been chosen as one of the two laureates of the 2006 Fukui International Koshihikari Rice Prize of Japan in recognition of his significant contributions to rice production in sub-Saharan Africa. Dr Sié, a Burkinabe national, is the first African … Continue reading