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Microsoft founder Bill Gates has pledged to donate nearly $20 million to the International Rice Research Institute for research into helping rice farmers deal with global warming.The Philippines-based institute said it would use the donation from the...
11 years 1 month ago
A recent survey conducted by the Dutch Agricultural Development and Trading Company (DADTCO), has revealed that Nigeria is currently estimated spending $1.3 billion every year to import around 2.2 billion Kg of rice in order to fulfill its domestic...
11 years 2 months ago
According to a latest estimate released by Bangladesh's agriculture ministry, the  deadly cyclone Sidr that hit southern coastal Bangladesh last month has destroyed $291 million of Bangladesh's winter rice crop.Cyclone Sidr smashed into the southern...
11 years 3 months ago
Federal funding worth $1.3 million will boost a Mississippi State University professor's efforts to find an alternative energy source using rice byproducts."There are many wasted materials in agriculture," said Dr. Zhaohua Peng, an assistant professor of...
11 years 9 months ago
A $37.5 million seed storage plan will help safeguard crops vital for developing nations from global warming and other threats, the head of a UN-backed scheme said on Thursday.The cash, $30 million from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and $7.5...
11 years 9 months ago
Vietnam estimated on Friday its trade deficit in the first five months of the year more than doubled to $3.25 billion from a year earlier, due largely to a surge in imports for the construction of state projects. in May alone the deficit was estimated at...
11 years 9 months ago
A Thai government rice tender attracted bids from sixexporters for the white 5% broken rice grade Thursday, with Chiayaporn Rice Co.offering the highest prices, a government official said Friday.    Chiayaporn Rice bid for around 122,549 metric tons of 5...
11 years 9 months ago
Pakistan, for the first time, will achieve a rice export target of $1.5 billion during the current fiscal year. Any move to impose ban on rice export like wheat and gram, will upset this effort. The rise in the prices of Basmati was due to world-wide...
11 years 10 months ago
Pakistan’s rice export graph has been rapidly going up for the last two years, and this year the exporters are expected to achieve $1.3 billion target one month ahead. According to a leading rice exporter, rice growers are earning a handsome profit,...
11 years 10 months ago
Country’s exports recorded an increase of 3.50 percent to $ 12.435 billion during July-March, 2006-2007 compared to $ 12.013 billion during the corresponding period of last year. According to the provisional figures compiled by the Federal Bureau of...
11 years 11 months ago
Russia's top rice producer Razgulay plans a $60 million upgrade of one of its three rice processing plants that would enable it to process 500 MT of rice per day instead of current 400 MT. The plant, located in the southern Krasnodar region, was acquired...
11 years 11 months ago
Nicaragua will destine 148 million dollars to the farming cultive to initiate the agricultural cycle, that begins on May and finishes in April 2008.The government hopes to obtain a production increase of a ten percent. During 2007-2008 agricultural cycle...
11 years 11 months ago
Vietnam's three crops, namely coffee, rubber and rice, have been ranked in the world's top ten in terms of export turnover. Last year, the country exported around 800,000 MT of coffee beans, earning more than US$1 billion, next to Brazil, and 4.7 million...
12 years 1 day ago
Pakistan has suffered a huge loss of around $260 million owing to severe damage caused by strong winds coupled with rains and fog to the standing paddy of Basmati in the Punjab this season (2006-07). Private estimates put the damage as high as 20 per...
12 years 2 weeks ago

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Microsoft founder Bill Gates has pledged to donate nearly $20 million to the International Rice Research Institute for research into helping rice farmers deal with global warming.The Philippines-based institute said it would use the donation from the...
11 years 1 month ago
A recent survey conducted by the Dutch Agricultural Development and Trading Company (DADTCO), has revealed that Nigeria is currently estimated spending $1.3 billion every year to import around 2.2 billion Kg of rice in order to fulfill its domestic...
11 years 2 months ago
According to a latest estimate released by Bangladesh's agriculture ministry, the  deadly cyclone Sidr that hit southern coastal Bangladesh last month has destroyed $291 million of Bangladesh's winter rice crop.Cyclone Sidr smashed into the southern...
11 years 3 months ago
Federal funding worth $1.3 million will boost a Mississippi State University professor's efforts to find an alternative energy source using rice byproducts."There are many wasted materials in agriculture," said Dr. Zhaohua Peng, an assistant professor of...
11 years 9 months ago
A $37.5 million seed storage plan will help safeguard crops vital for developing nations from global warming and other threats, the head of a UN-backed scheme said on Thursday.The cash, $30 million from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and $7.5...
11 years 9 months ago
Vietnam estimated on Friday its trade deficit in the first five months of the year more than doubled to $3.25 billion from a year earlier, due largely to a surge in imports for the construction of state projects. in May alone the deficit was estimated at...
11 years 9 months ago
A Thai government rice tender attracted bids from sixexporters for the white 5% broken rice grade Thursday, with Chiayaporn Rice Co.offering the highest prices, a government official said Friday.    Chiayaporn Rice bid for around 122,549 metric tons of 5...
11 years 9 months ago
Pakistan, for the first time, will achieve a rice export target of $1.5 billion during the current fiscal year. Any move to impose ban on rice export like wheat and gram, will upset this effort. The rise in the prices of Basmati was due to world-wide...
11 years 10 months ago
Pakistan’s rice export graph has been rapidly going up for the last two years, and this year the exporters are expected to achieve $1.3 billion target one month ahead. According to a leading rice exporter, rice growers are earning a handsome profit,...
11 years 10 months ago
Country’s exports recorded an increase of 3.50 percent to $ 12.435 billion during July-March, 2006-2007 compared to $ 12.013 billion during the corresponding period of last year. According to the provisional figures compiled by the Federal Bureau of...
11 years 11 months ago
Russia's top rice producer Razgulay plans a $60 million upgrade of one of its three rice processing plants that would enable it to process 500 MT of rice per day instead of current 400 MT. The plant, located in the southern Krasnodar region, was acquired...
11 years 11 months ago
Nicaragua will destine 148 million dollars to the farming cultive to initiate the agricultural cycle, that begins on May and finishes in April 2008.The government hopes to obtain a production increase of a ten percent. During 2007-2008 agricultural cycle...
11 years 11 months ago
Vietnam's three crops, namely coffee, rubber and rice, have been ranked in the world's top ten in terms of export turnover. Last year, the country exported around 800,000 MT of coffee beans, earning more than US$1 billion, next to Brazil, and 4.7 million...
12 years 1 day ago
Pakistan has suffered a huge loss of around $260 million owing to severe damage caused by strong winds coupled with rains and fog to the standing paddy of Basmati in the Punjab this season (2006-07). Private estimates put the damage as high as 20 per...
12 years 2 weeks ago

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