Transforming Sub-Saharan Africa's Rice Production through Rice Research (Semi-arid agriculture News)

Although most of the world’s rice is produced and consumed in Asia, demand for it is soaring in Africa. Rice has become a major source of calories not only for the affluent, but also for the urban and rural poor in many parts of the continent. Its availability and price have become major determinants of the welfare of the poorest African consumers. Click here for details.