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Rwanda update

17 / 01 / 2020

Rwanda update

The FAO has estimated Rwanda’s 2019 paddy production at 132,000 MTS, up by 15.8% year-on-year and 28.2% above the five-year average. Harvesting of the first crop concluded in February, with field...

Uganda update

17 / 01 / 2020

Uganda update

The FAO has estimated Uganda’s 2019 paddy production at 220,000 MTS, down by 7.95% year-on-year and 5.58% below the five-year average. Harvesting of the first crop concluded in June, while...

Zambia update

17 / 01 / 2020

Zambia update

According to the FAO, Zambian 2019 paddy production is estimated down to 30,000 MTS, a 30.2% year-on-year decline and 18.9% below the five-year average. Cereal imports in the 2019/20 marketing year...

Malawi update

13 / 01 / 2020

Malawi update

The FAO has estimated Malawian 2019 paddy production at 134,000 MTS, up by 17.5% year-on-year and 19.6% above the five-year average. Planted area and field yields were boosted by adequate rainfall....

Malawi update

17 / 12 / 2019

Malawi update

The FAO has forecast Malawian 2019 paddy production at 134,000 MTS, up by 17.5% year-on-year and 19.6% above the five-year average. Farmers planted more paddy due to favourable weather conditions,...

Other Countries

06 / 12 / 2019

Other Countries

The FAO’s All Rice Price Index decreased by 2.3 points (-1.02%) last month to 222.8 points, according to its December...

FAO All Rice Price Index down by 2.3 points in November

05 / 12 / 2019

FAO All Rice Price Index down by 2.3 points in November

The FAO’s All Rice Price Index decreased by 2.3 points (-1.02%) last month to 222.8 points, according to its December report. The prices of lower quality Indica, Japonica and Aromatic (fragrant and...

FAO All Rice Price Index down by 2.4 points in October

04 / 11 / 2019

FAO All Rice Price Index down by 2.4 points in October

The FAO’s All Rice Price Index decreased by 2.4 points (-1.05%) last month to 225.1 points, according to its November report. The price of higher quality Indica remained unchanged, while the price...

FAO All Rice Price Index up by 0.5 points in September

03 / 10 / 2019

FAO All Rice Price Index up by 0.5 points in September

The FAO’s All Rice Price Index increased by 0.5 points (+0.22%) last month to 227.5 points, according to its October report. The price of higher quality Indica decreased by 0.52%, while the price...

FAO All Rice Price Index up by 2.5 points in August

05 / 09 / 2019

FAO All Rice Price Index up by 2.5 points in August

The FAO’s All Rice Price Index increased by 2.5 points (+1.1%) last month to 227 points, according to its September report. The prices of higher and lower quality Indica and Aromatic (fragrant and...

FAO All Rice Price Index up by 0.8 points in July

01 / 08 / 2019

FAO All Rice Price Index up by 0.8 points in July

The FAO’s All Rice Price Index increased by 0.8 points (+0.36%) last month to 223 points, according to its August report. The prices of higher quality Indica rice, Aromatic (fragrant and Basmati)...