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Mr.Daniel Ocampo, Ecological Agriculture Campaigner for Greenpeace Southeast Asia says his organization supports varied food items that can be sourced from ecological nature to address the problem of Vitamin A Deficiency (VAD). He says encouraging a...
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Australia's paddy rice production in MY 2014-15 (April 2014 - March 2015) is estimated to increase to around 894,000 tons, up about 7% from an estimated 833,000 tons in MY 2013-14, according to data from the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and...
1 week 3 days ago
Domestic rice prices in the Ebola-affected countries such as Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone have increased or remained stable in October 2014 as major seaports have been functioning and rice imports have not been affected, according to the UN's Food...
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The UN's Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) has estimated 2014-15 global rice production to decline marginally to around 496.3 million tons from last year's 498.1 million tons, and almost unchanged from its previous estimate of 496.4 million tons...
2 weeks 1 day ago
The FAO All Rice Price Index declined to around 235 points in October 2014, down about 1.2% from around 238 points in September 2014 due to decline in all sub-indices - Higher and Lower Quality Indica sub-indices as well as Japonica and Aromatic sub-...
2 weeks 1 day ago
The USDA Post estimates Jordan's 2014 rice imports at around 185,000 tons, unchanged from 2013 and down about 7.5% from USDA official estimates of around 200,000 tons partly due to declining rice consumption.Rice is a staple in Jordan but the country...
2 weeks 4 days ago
The United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) have planned to launch a project on mitigation of methane emissions in paddy rice on October 29, 2014, according to a news release on the CGIAR website.The...
4 weeks 1 day ago
Rice prices in Russia have increased last year mainly because of the closure of some ports to Chinese rice imports, according to USDA Post.The Post quotes the Deputy Director General of the JSC "Habrechtorg" port as saying that last year some ports,...
1 month 6 hours ago
The Export Import Bank of India (Exim Bank) has offered to provide $62.95 million to the Republic of Senegal to support its rice self-sufficiency project, according to a press release on its website.The Exim Bank will finance Senegal's rice sufficiency...
1 month 7 hours ago
Bahrain Prime Minister, who visited the Thai Prime Minister today, promised to buy rice from Thailand to further boost bilateral relationship between the two countries, according to local sources.The Deputy Government Spokesman was quoted as saying...
1 month 2 days ago
In its October Rice Outlook report, USDA has forecasted 2014 global rice trade at around 41.2 million tons, up about 5% from around 39.35 million tons in 2013, and almost unchanged from its last month’s forecast of around 41.25 million tons.On the...
1 month 6 days ago
In its October Rice Outlook report, USDA has forecasted 2014-15 global milled rice production at around 475.5 million tons, slightly down from an estimated 476.1 million tons in 2013-14, and slightly down from its last month's estimates of around 477...
1 month 6 days ago
Vietnam has exported around 636,545 tons of rice in August 2014, up about 4% from around 614,677 tons exported in July 2014, and up about 3% from around 619,965 tons exported in August 2013, according to USDA. While share of Vietnam's rice exports to...
1 month 1 week ago
Domestic rice prices in the Ebola-affected countries such as Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone have increased in September despite ongoing 2014 harvests, says the UN's Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) in its latest Global Food Price Monitor (GFPM...
1 month 1 week ago
The UN's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has forecasted 2015 global rice trade at around 40 million tons, slightly up from an estimated 39.7 million tons in 2014. According to the FAO, the increase is meagre because many countries are expected...
1 month 1 week ago

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