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Nigeria Is Now The Largest Rice Producer In Africa
Agriculture Mar 04, 2019 : 09:36:17pm

Nigeria Is Now The Largest Rice Producer In Africa

Nigeria has overtaken Egypt as the largest rice producer in Africa, Director-General,Africa Rice Center, Benin Republic, Dr Harold Roy-Macauley has said .

Roy-Macauley, told The Nation that Nigeria is now the largest rice producer at 4 million tonnes a year.

Egypt was producing 4.3 tonnes annually but production has reduction by almost 40 percent this year, attributed to the Egyptian governm...
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