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Burkina Faso Presidential Award Conferred on Dr Moussa Sié

Cotonou, Benin — The Africa Rice Center (WARDA) Scientist Dr Moussa Sié and the rice program of the Institut de l’environnement et de recherches agricoles (INERA) received the Burkina Faso Presidential Prize in December 2006. The Presidential Prize honors the development of products that have contributed to achieving national development priorities including health, energy, agricultural … Continue reading

WARDA Wins UN Award

Cotonou, Benin — The Africa Rice Center (WARDA) has been selected to receive the 2006 United Nations Award for South-South Triangular Partnership in recognition of its New Rice for Africa (NERICA) initiative. The announcement was made by His Excellency Eladio Loizaga, Permanent Representative of Paraguay to the United Nations in his capacity as President, High-level … Continue reading