Council of Ministers

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AfricaRice Council of Ministers sends strong signal of commitment to drive Africa’s rice agenda

The 31st Ordinary Session of the Africa Rice Center (AfricaRice) Council of Ministers held recently under the chairmanship of His Excellency Dr Papa Abdoulaye Seck, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Infrastructure of Senegal, reaffirmed strongly its commitment to support AfricaRice to help accelerate Africa’s rice self-sufficiency. Calling it a “historic” session, the chair stated, “The … Continue reading

31st Session of AfricaRice Council of Ministers to convene in Dakar, Senegal

The 31st Ordinary Session of the Africa Rice Center (AfricaRice) Council of Ministers (CoM) will convene, 25-27 September 2018, in Dakar, Senegal, under the auspices of the CoM Chair, His Excellency Dr Papa Abdoulaye Seck, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Infrastructure of Senegal. The highest governing body of AfricaRice is the Council of Ministers consisting … Continue reading

AfricaRice Council of Ministers approves Ethiopia’s membership application

The Africa Rice Center (AfricaRice) Council of Ministers (CoM) unanimously approved the application of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia to join the Center, at the 30th CoM held in Kampala, Uganda, 22-23 August 2016, held under the chairmanship of Hon. Ssempijja Vincent Bamulangaki (MP), Minister of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries of the Republic … Continue reading

Chad hosts 29th session of AfricaRice Council of Ministers

The 29th Session of the AfricaRice Council of Ministers was held in N’Djamena, Chad, 10-11 December 2013, under the chairmanship of Hon. Moussa Mahamat Agrey, Chadian Minister of Agriculture and Irrigation. Progress made by AfricaRice since the Council met in 2011 in the Gambia was reviewed. The Council greatly appreciated the significant developments in Africa’s rice sector and … Continue reading

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

Historic change for rice research in Africa — Eastern and Central African countries join WARDA as members

03 October 2007, COTONOU, Benin — The just-concluded 26th session of the Council of Ministers of the Africa Rice Center (WARDA), held in Abuja under the chairmanship of Dr Abba Sayyadi Ruma, Minister of Agriculture and Water Resources, Federal Republic of Nigeria, signaled a historic change for rice research in sub-Saharan Africa. The Council formally approved the expansion … Continue reading

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