Rice Crisis

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AfricaRice: Average rice yield in SSA has jumped 30% after rice crisis

An analysis by the Africa Rice Center (AfricaRice) has revealed that the paddy rice production growth rate in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) shot up from 3.2% per year before the rice crisis (2000–2007) to 8.4% per year after the rice crisis (2007–2012). The analysis also showed that average rice yield in SSA jumped by about 30% from 2007 to 2012 … Continue reading

African Experts Showcase a Major Drive to Double Rice Production in Response to Burgeoning Consumer Demand

Coming 2 Years after a Catastrophic Rice Crisis, a Major Scientific Congress Focuses Debate on Rice Trends and New Research Directions 22 March 2010, Bamako, Mali — With memories of the devastating global rice price crisis fresh in their minds, experts from Africa and beyond, meeting in Mali from 22-26 March, call for long-term commitment … 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