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Is ethanol starving Africa? - The Verge

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Is ethanol starving Africa?
The Verge
According to the company, more than 2,000 hectares of community rice fields have been developed under its farmer development program.
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Thailand Likely Will Struggle to Get Back to No. 1 in Rice Exports - Wall Street Journal (blog)

Thailand Likely Will Struggle to Get Back to No. 1 in Rice Exports - Wall Street Journal (blog) | global rice growing | Scoop.it
Thailand Likely Will Struggle to Get Back to No. 1 in Rice Exports
Wall Street Journal (blog)
Thailand's rice exports are growing, but the Southeast Asian country is unlikely to get back its lost crown as the world's No.
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Sustainability of Our Global Food System Depends on Us - CSRwire.com (press release) (blog)

Sustainability of Our Global Food System Depends on Us - CSRwire.com (press release) (blog) | global rice growing | Scoop.it
Sustainability of Our Global Food System Depends on Us
CSRwire.com (press release) (blog)
The major rice growing regions of China and Japan have adopted the midseason drainage practice. Northwest India has adopted the intermittent irrigation method.
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Climate countdown: how vulnerable millions will suffer - Channel 4 News

Climate countdown: how vulnerable millions will suffer - Channel 4 News | global rice growing | Scoop.it
Climate countdown: how vulnerable millions will suffer Channel 4 News The World Bank predicts a rise in sea levels of 30 centimetres (the IPCC projections range from an increase of between 26 centimetres and 63 centimetres by the end of the...
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Rice market on a slippery slope - IRRI news (press release)

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Rice market on a slippery slope
IRRI news (press release)
Global rice prices continue their downward spiral in the face of excess supply from the major exporting countries.
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Loans not for faint-hearted - The Irrigator

Loans not for faint-hearted
The Irrigator
By TALIA PATTISON. Aug. 20, 2013, midnight.
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Rapidly Rising Rice Subsidies Show Importance of U.S. Farm ...

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This is merely the latest example of a heavily subsidized global rice market. “Rice is one of the most highly subsidized crops in global agriculture.
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Oxfam warns of food shortages caused by climate change - Sydney Morning Herald

Oxfam warns of food shortages caused by climate change - Sydney Morning Herald | global rice growing | Scoop.it
Oxfam warns of food shortages caused by climate change
Sydney Morning Herald
The cost and availability of food will be severely affected by increasingly extreme weather caused by climate change, says a report by Oxfam on global food production.
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Rice production to receive massive boost - spyghana.com

Rice production to receive massive boost - spyghana.com | global rice growing | Scoop.it
Rice production to receive massive boost spyghana.com According to the US Department of Agriculture, Ghana can produce around 275,000 tonnes of rice for human consumption, compared to an estimated 600,000 tonnes that it will purchase from...
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Chinese hybrid rice yield hits record - Global Times

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Chinese hybrid rice yield hits record
Global Times
A team led by Yuan Longping, known in China as "the father of hybrid rice" has made a record for hybrid rice production with an average yield of 988.1 kilograms per mu (0.0667 hectares).
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