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Second CARI-BRIA Exchange Visit to Thailand

Rice is one of the leading food crops in the world, representing not only a vital part of the individual’s nutrition in every-day life, but also a great revenue potential for African as well as Asian economies as a whole. Although great efforts have been made to strengthen African rice production in order to meet […]

Rice is our Business

CARI’s main objective is to increase the competitiveness of small-scale rice producers, millers and other actors in the value-chain and achieve a lasting reduction of poverty in Nigeria, Ghana, Burkina Faso and Tanzania. But what does the work in these countries entail? How does our work look like? A small film crew visited farmers, partners […]

Successful constituting meeting of Africa Rice Advocacy Platform (ARAP) in Lagos, Nigeria

The Enabling Environment Component of the Competitive Africa Rice Initiative, implemented by John A. Kufuor Foundation (JAKF) supported a two day meeting of the Africa Rice Advocacy Platform (ARAP) in collaboration with Grow Africa. The meeting which was held at Westown Hotels in Nigeria, on the 1st and 2nd of August 2017, enabled participants to […]

Farmers unveil first rice shops

“Nigerian rice farmers under the aegis of the Nigerian Rice Advocacy Platform (NRAP) and the Rice Producers Association of Nigeria (RiPAN) have unveiled the first Nigerian Rice Shop, urging the Federal Government to enforce a total ban on importation of the product. They made the call yesterday in Abuja during the formal unveiling of the […]

Akzente magazine meets CARI

In January 2017, CARI Nigeria welcomed visitors from GIZ headquarter in Germany. The team of Akzente magazine visited CARI’s project area in Kano State – where they were able to get insights into our work and meet with our partners WOFAN and Popular Farm. The article “Golden Rice – Farming in Nigeria”, published in the […]