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Bintu and her New rice for Africa

Thomas R. Hargrove

Bintu and her New rice for Africa

breaking the shackles of slash-and-burn farming in the world"s poorest region : winner of the CGIAR King Baudouin Award, 2000

by Thomas R. Hargrove

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Published by West Africa Rice Development Association in Bouaké, Côte d"Ivoire .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Upland rice -- Varieties -- Africa.,
    • King Baudouin Award.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 26-32).

      Statement[consultant writer, Thomas R. Hargrove].
      ContributionsWest Africa Rice Development Association.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSB191.R5 H3154 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 32 p. :
      Number of Pages32
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3622510M
      ISBN 109291132071
      LC Control Number2002403232
      OCLC/WorldCa51727005

      1. There are rice relatives in other parts of the world, too. The genus Oryza is among the most ancient grasses and was able to spread to every continent before they drifted too far apart. The result is that different Oryza species are strung out over the tropical regions of the globe, including South America and Australia. Only one species in Asia and one in Africa were domesticated, however. Rice Today - Special Supplement for AfricaRice Science Week and GRiSP Africa-Forum, February -- Selected features on the impact of rice research in Africa.

      This East African Standard specifies the requirements for husked, milled and parboiled kernels of rice of the varieties grown from Oryza spp. meant for direct human consumption without further processing; that is, ready for its intended use as human food, presented in packaged form or soldFile Size: 1MB. Oryza glaberrima, commonly known as African rice, is one of the two domesticated rice species. It was first domesticated and grown in West Africa around 2,, years ago. It is now rarely sold in West African markets, having been replaced by Asian strains. While it has been partly replaced by higher-yielding Asian rice, and the number of varieties grown is declining, it persists, making Clade: Tracheophytes.

        Here in West Africa, where rice is a staple crop, the African Development Bank is financing a $34 million program in seven countries to spur wider use of the new rice . Muizenberg Cape Town, is a beautiful place. One I could easily imagine coming back to. Warm (sure it is colder in winter, but nowhere like here), good food, a cool gang of people, easy to get out and about Guess where we will be heading back to in a few years?


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Bintu and Her New Rice for Africa: Breaking the shackles of slash-and-burn farming in the world’s poorest region 2 But a new type of rice, tailored specifically for Africa, may break the shackles of slash-and- burn rice farming.

Scientists call the new type NERICA, for NEw RICe for Size: 1MB. Binti is a curious little novella by Okorafor, an author who has been my radar for bringing winds of Africa into science fiction and fantasy, and it does not disappoint. A sixteen-year old woman of the Himba tribe has been accepted into the prestigious Oomza University on a mathematics scholarship.

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Strabo noted that rice was cultivated in the Fezzan (modern-day Libya) by the Garamantes. Although this is well outside the zone of cultivation today, African rice was probably common in the Sahara in wetter periods (Chevalier, ).File Size: 53KB. Africa Rice Center (AfricaRice) is an autonomous intergovernmental research association of African member states.

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Category Education. 1 Development problem Each year Africa imports one-third of the world’s rice, about 20% ( million tons) for West Africa alone.

By an extra 17 million tons of milled. NERICA: the New Rice for Africa – a Compendium Africa Rice Center (WARDA) is an autonomous intergovernmental research association of African member states and also one of the 15 international.

Asian rice species, brought to Africa years ago, are high yielding, but cannot compete with weeds. Scientists at West Africa Rice Development Association (WARDA) succeeded in crossing the two to produce "new rice for Africa", or "Nerica", that combines the ruggedness of local African rice species with the high productivity of the Asian rice.

Husking the rice by pounding it, a daily task for West African women, became a day-long, exhausting job for slaves in the Carolinas, part of the reason for the high death rate.

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