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SRI Can Boost Rice Yield by Eight Times in Sierra Leone, Researchers Say.

Rice farmers in Sierra Leone will be able to achieve more than eight times higher yield by using the System of Rice Intensification (SRI) method of rice cultivation, according to the Rice Research Coordinator, West Africa Agricultural Productivity Program (WAAPP).
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India Exports 7.9 Million Tons of Rice in April – December 2013; Up 5% Y-o-Y.

India’s total rice (basmati and non-basmati) exports in April РDecember of the fiscal year 2013-14 (April 2013 РMarch 2014) stand at around 7.9 million tons, up about 5% from around 7.5 million tons in the corresponding period in FY 2012-13, according to provisional data by the Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA).
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