African Development Bank

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AfDB-TAAT promotes trailblazing hybrid rice technology adapted to Africa

  16 August 2019, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. The Rice Compact of the African Development Bank-funded project on Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation (TAAT) is paving the way for rice transformation in sub-Saharan Africa by promoting locally-adapted high-yielding hybrid rice varieties developed by the Africa Rice Center (AfricaRice). One such trailblazer is AR051H, which is the first … Continue reading

Le projet BAD-TAAT promeut la technologie rizicole hybride innovante et adaptée à l’Afrique

16 août 2019, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. Le Compact riz du projet Technologies pour la transformation de l’agriculture en Afrique (TAAT), financé par la Banque africaine de développement, ouvre la voie à la transformation de la riziculture en Afrique subsaharienne en promouvant des variétés de riz hybride à haut rendement adaptées aux conditions locales et mises au point … Continue reading

AfricaRice Board of Trustees holds first meeting at its new Headquarters

The 39th meeting of AfricaRice Board of Trustees was held, 21-24 March 2016, and represented the first time that the Trustees met at the Center’s new Headquarters building in Abidjan. Under the chairmanship of Dr Peter Matlon, the Trustees expressed satisfaction with progress in the renovation of the Headquarters building and with the level of … Continue reading

AfricaRice Board of Trustees elects a new Chair

The 38th meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Africa Rice Center (AfricaRice)  was held between September 7 and 10 at M’bé near Bouaké, its main research station in Côte d’Ivoire, for the first time in 12 years following the civil crisis that forced the Center to scale down its activities in that country.   The Board meeting – an important … Continue reading

Le Conseil d’administration d’AfricaRice nomme un nouveau Président

Pour la première fois en 12 ans, depuis la crise civile qui a forcé le Centre à réduire ses activités en Côte d’Ivoire, la 38e réunion du Conseil d’administration (CA) d’AfricaRice s’est tenue du 7 au 10 septembre à M’bé, près de Bouaké, sa principale station de recherche en Côte d’Ivoire. La réunion du CA, un important … Continue reading

Feeding people, feeding minds – African Development Bank rice project sows success in West Africa

22 November 2007, COTONOU, Benin — West Africa is one of the poorest regions of the world. Yet, thanks to a groundbreaking project, rice farmers in this region are able to make enough profit from their farms to send their children to school and provide them with better health care. The project worth about USD 35 million … Continue reading