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Burkina Faso: The agricultural sector, facing many challenges

Rice
Burkina Faso
Published Jun 6, 2023

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This new program, which will cost $36 million, is divided into 3 components. The first, entitled "Emergency Initiative for Rice Intensification", provides for the development of rice cultivation on 4,000 hectares. The other two components, called "Burkina Faso's military food program" (PAMBF) and "Homeland defense production against food insecurity" (PDPIA), concern the development of an area of 3,500 hectares of agricultural land each.

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The objective of this plan is to meet the national demand for rice. According to Jean-Emmanuel Ouedraogo, government spokesperson, the initiative will produce 190,000 tonnes of ...
Source: Lobservateur
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