Ghana moves towards food sufficiency in Rice value chain

GH6.8 billion has been spent on importing rice for the past 4 years to boost local production. The increasing consumption of rice in the country has called for a local scheme to satisfy the demand and reduce cost of rice importation. The Crops Research Institute of...

Nigerian Govt Invests In 10 New Rice Mills to Boost Rice Production

Nigerian Govt Invests In 10 New Rice Mills to Boost Rice Production The Federal Government is investing in the development of ten additional large-scale integrated rice mills in Nigeria. This was disclosed on Tuesday by the Minister of Agriculture and Rural...

Cassava: A plant for all times

If you look across a field in Nigeria, you might see hundreds of midsize trees with green leaves and strange roots being dug up. This tree-looking plant is called cassava. Cassava is the third most important source of calories in the world, behind rice and corn. As...