Africa Can Be Self-Sufficient in Rice Production


– Every year, people in Sub-Saharan Africa consume 34 million tons of milled rice, of which 43 percent is imported. But the COVID-19 pandemic has greatly hampered supply chains, making it difficult for imported rice to reach the continent. Indeed, if immediate action is not taken, the supply shortfall will further strain the region’s food […]

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Pandemic, Rice, Sub-Saharan Africa
Source: IPSE Africa