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AfricaRice hybrid rice varieties spark seed companies’ interest in Africa

9 July 2019, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. A set of four high-yielding hybrid rice varieties with excellent grain quality, developed by AfricaRice, elicited strong interest from key stakeholders, especially seed companies and farmers, during field days at AfricaRice research station in M’bé, Côte d’Ivoire, 26-27 June 2019. The field days to showcase the performance of AfricaRice-developed … Continue reading

Les variétés hybrides de riz d’AfricaRice suscitent l’intérêt des entreprises semencières en Afrique

9 juillet 2019, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. Un ensemble de quatre variétés de riz hybrides à haut rendement dotées d’une excellente qualité de grain, mis au point par AfricaRice, a suscité un vif intérêt de la part des acteurs clés, en particulier les entreprises semencières et les agriculteurs, lors des journées portes ouvertes qui ont eu lieu … Continue reading

An IFAD-supported network invested in reaching the full food potential of crops in Africa

14 March 2019, Kampala, Uganda – This is a project borne of a vision shared by the Integrated Breeding Platform (IBP), the Africa Rice Center (AfricaRice) and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), that achieving food security can only come from the resolve and engagement of national actors across the crop delivery chain. They are … Continue reading

Endangered African Rice Varieties Gain Elite Status in the Region’s Struggle to Achieve Food Security

New Findings Underline the Promise of Genetically Diverse African Rice for Boosting Production and Adapting it to Climate Change 21 May 2010, Cotonou, Benin – As part of a redoubled effort to stave off future food crises by bringing Africa’s rice production in line with its rapidly growing consumption, scientists have announced a paradigm shift … Continue reading