2 600 ha of rice cultivated this year in the North despite a severe drought

Xavier Muron, Deputy Resident Manager and François-Xavier Sorba, Project Officer both of Agence Française de Développement (AFD) participated in the 10th steering committee meeting of the Rice Sector Support Project (RSSP) from 20 to 22 October 2015 in the Northern Region during which they visited the rice fields in the Karaga and Nyankpala districts. Under the project, more than 2 600 ha of rice have been cultivated this year despite a severe drought in the 3 Northern Regions. Harvest will begin in a couple of weeks.

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