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Africa Rice Center actively assists African member states manage the rice crisis

28 April 2008, COTONOU, Benin — The Africa Rice Center (WARDA) is helping its member states manage the rice crisis through a combination of short-term actions reinforced by medium- to long-term strategies supporting their domestic rice sectors. “The rice crisis is not really a surprise for WARDA and our member states,” said WARDA Director General … Continue reading

>AFRICA HOLDS THE FUTURE FOR WORLD RICE FARMING

>Humanity is today facing an acute rice crisis that, no doubt, is a serious threat to social peace keeping. This is not a surprise to me at all, because when I consider the knowledge capital accumulated by man, it is hard and even impossible not to foresee such phenomena. Africa Rice Center (WARDA) has for … Continue reading

>L’AFRIQUE EST L’AVENIR DU MONDE POUR LA RIZICULTURE

>L’humanité est présentement face à une crise rizicole très aigue qui, à n’en point douter, constitue une menace sérieuse pour maintenir la paix sociale. A notre sens, Il ne s’agit nullement d’une surprise car vu le capital de connaissances accumulées par l’homme, il est difficile voir impossible de ne pas prévoir de tels phénomènes. Le … Continue reading

WARDA Board approves new research directions targeting major rice challenges in Africa

01 April 2008, COTONOU, Benin — Deeply concerned by issues such as climate change and soaring rice prices, particularly in relation to their impacts on Africa, the Board of Trustees of the Africa Rice Center (WARDA) at its recent meeting approved the new research directions proposed by the Center to urgently address these challenges. “This meeting was … Continue reading

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