Biotech Updates

Realizing Africa's Rice Promise

November 27, 2013

Realizing Africa's Rice Promise– published jointly by CABI and the Africa Rice Center and edited by Marco C.S. Wopereis, David E. Johnson, Nourollah Ahmadi, Eric Tollens, and Abdulai Jalloh – provides a comprehensive overview of the rice sector in Africa and the ongoing rice research and development activities in the region.

The book discusses challenges and opportunities related to sustain ably increasing rice production and rice productivity; enhancing rice quality and marketing; promoting conducive policies for smallholder and agribusiness development; and strengthening impact-oriented rice research, extension, and knowledge management.

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