Tag: rice

Nigeria’s rice boom raises output but old problems persist

By Ulf Laessing Nigerian Abdulhakim Mohammed has just graduated in architecture but, like many people ranging from unemployed locals to foreign investors and Africa's richest man, he has decided the future lies in...

Scientists hope new varieties can start Africa rice revolution

As the climate shifts and arable land shrinks under population pressure, experts say there is a need for more innovative ways to produce.