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11 / 01 / 2019

#Nigeria: Central Bank to issue loans to 120,000 #rice farmers in Kano for off-season crop production https://t.co/o72YQmCvrJ

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10 / 01 / 2019

#Nigeria: Value of 2018 #rice imports totalled US $1.2 billion https://t.co/HXt72iwTj1

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09 / 01 / 2019

#Nigeria: 120,000 #rice farmers benefit from Central Bank’s Anchor Borrower programme https://t.co/jSmbUdqlJA

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27 / 12 / 2018

#Nigeria: Five new milling machines to be installed in Ebonyi State https://t.co/mdCXWGQ3W6

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24 / 12 / 2018

#Nigeria: Minister blames ECOWAS protocol on free trade for illicit cross-border #rice trade https://t.co/bAdvf5lQay

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21 / 12 / 2018

#LRI Weekly Report published! #Japan MA and SBS tender awards; #Nigeria's 2018/19 milled #rice imports forecast up… https://t.co/hame7OWp9A

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21 / 12 / 2018

#Nigeria: #Rice farmers attribute production successes to the Anchor Borrowing Programme https://t.co/J7KmzcrctG

Other Countries

21 / 12 / 2018

Other Countries

The USDA has forecast Nigeria’s milled rice production in the 2018/19 marketing year (October – September) at 4.79...

Nigeria update

19 / 12 / 2018

Nigeria update

The USDA has forecast Nigeria’s milled rice production in the 2018/19 marketing year (October – September) at 4.79 million MTS, up by 2.7% year-on-year. Harvested area is forecast to remain...

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18 / 12 / 2018

#Nigeria: More than 12.2 million people involved in the domestic #rice industry https://t.co/8AETOa3L5f

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17 / 12 / 2018

#Nigeria: Federal government states that the country's production covers 90% of domestic #rice consumption https://t.co/7FSursIi8B

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14 / 12 / 2018

#Nigeria: Farmers exploring measures to combat 2.3 million MT local production deficit and reduce #rice imports https://t.co/oOhZbPAXq8

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12 / 12 / 2018

#Nigeria: 8,000 #rice farmers in Kebbi State to benefit from government’s borrower loan scheme to boost dry season… https://t.co/f7LCnlxLj1

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11 / 12 / 2018

#Nigeria: Government food market to sell #rice at NGN 15,000 per 50kg (US $826.23 PMT) https://t.co/lObwdThZqN

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07 / 12 / 2018

#SaudiArabia donates 3.12 million MTS of #rice to internally displaced persons in #Nigeria https://t.co/q4jaT1Kvrs

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05 / 12 / 2018

#Nigeria: Central Bank reports that the value of milled #rice imports decreased by 97.3% between January 2015 – Oct… https://t.co/Jkhx6aOz2s

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23 / 11 / 2018

#Thai consortium signs Memorandum of Understanding with #Rice Farmers Association of #Nigeria to invest in producin… https://t.co/y76o9k9S01

Africa imports update

23 / 11 / 2018

Africa imports update

According to the USDA cited in reports, sub-Saharan African rice imports in the 2018/19 marketing year (October - September) are forecast to total 15.9 million MTS (milled equivalent), up by 6.22%...

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19 / 11 / 2018

#Nigeria: Federal Government approves NGN 60 billion (US $165 million) of funding to boost #rice production https://t.co/OWFzp70esQ

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16 / 11 / 2018

#Nigeria expected to import the largest volume of milled #rice in 2019 (up by 13% year-on-year to 3.4 million MTS),… https://t.co/0qpE5dIO1F

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14 / 11 / 2018

#Nigeria: #Rice farmers long Rivers Rima and Niger lose up to 80% of #paddy crop to floods https://t.co/pk4NG59XV5

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06 / 11 / 2018

#Nigeria: Niger State supports farmers cultivating 11,000ha of #paddy https://t.co/PZmrIWWw0n

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29 / 10 / 2018

#Nigeria: Floods damage 100,000ha of #paddy fields in Jigawa State https://t.co/fin25hEoze

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19 / 10 / 2018

#Nigeria: Sokoto State farmers estimated #paddy crop losses from floods at 61,198 MTS https://t.co/B7nKKxjYwE

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21 / 09 / 2018

#Nigeria: Flood destroys 200 hectares of #paddy fields in south eastern state of Anambra https://t.co/a8EPtUbk4g

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20 / 09 / 2018

#Nigeria: Flooding destroys 21,000ha of #paddy in Kebbi State in the past month https://t.co/BWyBbx8doP

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14 / 09 / 2018

#Nigeria: 5,000ha of #paddy fields destroyed by floods in Kano State https://t.co/qTq30OiAcS

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12 / 09 / 2018

#Nigeria: 2018 #rice production in Jigawa forecast to total 3.5 million MTS https://t.co/dZzuozJkNs

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10 / 09 / 2018

The local price of parboiled #rice in #Nigeria has increased by as much as NGN 2,500 per 50kg (US $138.29 PMT) duri… https://t.co/bC15OLRqq7

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04 / 09 / 2018

#Nigeria has imported milled #rice worth NGN 828 billion (US $2.29 billion) since 2017 https://t.co/BcIaEvi2n0

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30 / 08 / 2018

#Nigeria: Federal government has saved approximately US $800 million in two years by supporting local #rice product… https://t.co/0qMgN8Z5Ic

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28 / 08 / 2018

#Nigeria: #Rice farmers group claims that its members have the ability to produce up to 24 million MTS of paddy https://t.co/FQvtDynqCX

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17 / 08 / 2018

#Nigeria: African Development Bank launches appeal for local farmers to receive new technology to boost agricultura… https://t.co/LtjI7Rr80m

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16 / 08 / 2018

#Nigeria: 2,100 #rice farms have been destroyed by flooding in Kebbi State https://t.co/17ZQ2JRoaR

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14 / 08 / 2018

#Nigeria: Farmers ask government for help to reduce the cost of #rice production https://t.co/e2GLDuWpOd

Nigeria update

03 / 08 / 2018

Nigeria update

The FAO estimates that Nigerian 2017 paddy production totalled 7.02 million MTS, up by 8% year-on-year and 21% above the five-year average; production was boosted by sufficient rainfall. Planting...

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01 / 08 / 2018

#Nigeria: #paddy fields in Ovia South West destroyed by flooding https://t.co/N7IVVRcqnq

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30 / 07 / 2018

#Nigeria and #Benin create joint committee to tackle unofficial #rice imports (Fr.) https://t.co/DvT5U2y8td

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24 / 07 / 2018

The International Monetary Fund raises concerns about #Nigeria’s #rice self-sufficiency plan (Vn.) https://t.co/CX41xnQjxJ

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23 / 07 / 2018

#Nigeria: #Rice farmers in Kebbi State complain about fertiliser shortage https://t.co/PWIobE6QiV

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16 / 07 / 2018

#Nigeria: Stallion Group signs Memorandum of Understanding with Gold-Forth Limited https://t.co/ZjKd8nSUY1