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Ebola outbreak is severely impacting food security in West African countries such as Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea by way of disrupting cross-border trade and marketing activities, according to the UN's Food and Agriculture (FAO). Furthermore the...
6 hours 44 min ago
Ebola, West Africa, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Guinea, Rice imports, Cereal imports
Agricultural experts have criticized Vietnam's policy to import nearly 70% of hybrid rice seeds from China even after more than a decade of initiating and operating project on developing hybrid rice varieties in the country, according to local sources....
11 hours 15 min ago
Vietnam seed policy, Vietnam rice exports, Vietnam hybrid seed production, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD)
The Ghanaian government has sought technical support from Turkey to help it expand paddy rice production in the country and eventually reduce dependence on imports, according to local sources.Ghana's Director of Exports under the Ministry of Trade and...
12 hours 1 min ago
Ghana rice production, Ghana rice imports

 

Thailand's Commerce Ministry and the Thai Rice Exporters Association (TREA) have agreed to supply around 175,000 tons of 5% and 15% white rice to Indonesia under a government-to-government contract, according to Reuters.One of the Honorary Presidents...
12 hours 50 min ago
Thai rice exports, Indonesia rice imports, TREA, Bulog
Asia sellers kept their quotes mostly unchanged today .5% Broken RiceThailand 5% rice is quoted at around $425 - $435 per ton, about $20 per ton discount to Vietnam 5% rice quoted at around $445 - $455 per ton. India 5% rice is quoted at around $435...
13 hours 19 min ago
Vietnam rice prices, India rice prices, pakistan rice prices, Thailand rice prices
The South Korean government is planning to impose tariffs as high as 500% on rice imports beginning next year when it will liberalize its rice sector, according to local sources.An official from the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs told local...
13 hours 50 min ago
South Korea rice imports, South Korea rice market liberalization, WTO, import tariffs
Thailand's rice exports to African nations, including Benin Republic, Ivory Coast, Cameroon, Mozambique, Nigeria and South Africa, are likely to be affected by the outbreak of Ebola virus, according to local sources.The Honorary President of the Thai...
15 hours 14 min ago
Thai rice exports to Africa, Thai rice exports, TREA, Ebola
In an exclusive interview to Oryza,Pol.Lt.Chareon Laothamatas, President of the Thai Rice Exporters Association (TREA) has shared a number of issues relating to the Thai rice sector starting from the damage caused by the so-called populist rice paddy...
18 hours 9 sec ago
TREA, Rice Board, Thai rice sector, Thai rice exports, Chareon Laothamatas
Manju Latha Kalanidhi, senior editor with Oryza.com who is the founder of the global movement called 'Rice Bucket Challenge' and is based in Hyderabad, India, will be honoured with the Karmaveer Chakra Award and the Rex Karmaveer Global Fellowship by...
18 hours 24 min ago
Oryza, manju latha kalanidhi rice bucket challenge india hyderabad rice donation facebook
The Colombian rice farmers led by the country's National Rice Growers Federation (FEDEARROZ) are urging the government to immediately arrange for alternative water resources to allow them to carry out rice production uninterruptedly even in absence of...
4 days 5 hours ago
Colombia rice production, Colombia rice imports
Planting for kharif rice crop, or main rice crop (June – December) in India has reached around 35 million hectares of rice area as of August 29, 2014, slightly up from around 34.98 million hectares planted during the same time last year, according a...
4 days 7 hours ago
India kharif rice planting, India rice production
In an exclusive interview to Oryza,Dr.Jagdish Ladha, Principal Scientist and the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) representative for India and Nepal, has shared a number of developments taking place in South Asian rice production techniques...
4 days 7 hours ago
IRRI, Puddled Transplanting, Direct Seeding, Nitrogen efficiency, Rice Production
Indians are today celebrating Ganesh Chaturthi, which marks the birthday of Lord Ganesha/Vinayaka, the lord of obstacles, according to the Hindu mythology. The festival usually falls between 19 August and 20 September every year depending on the moon's...
4 days 8 hours ago
India rice balls
Read about how Orzya.com staffer ideated the now world-famous #ricebucketchallengePublished in Business Standard'Rice may not be as much fun as ice, but it will still do well'Manju Latha Kalanidhi says she added a local flavour to Ice Bucket...
4 days 9 hours ago
Rice, bucket, challenge, ice, RBC, Manju Latha Kalanidhi, Indian twist, ALS, Oryza
Thailand rice sellers lowered their quotes for parboiled rice and Hommali rice by about $5 per ton each to around $435 - $445 per ton and around $1,050 - $1,060 per ton respectively today. Vietnam rice sellers lowered their quotes for Jasmine rice by...
4 days 11 hours ago
Vietnam rice prices, India rice prices, pakistan rice prices, Thailand rice prices

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