On the occasion, 1,500 mini kits of these seeds which are high-yielding in nature, were distributed to farmers.
Viet Nam’s rice production this year is estimated at about 45.2 million tonnes, 230,000 tonnes higher than the target.
A shipment of three containers with 75 tons of “Grade A” rice, imported from Guyana by businessman Jack Charles (Jitendra Chawla), to retail cheaper than local rice, arrived at the Big Creek port, Stann Creek on Thursday morning, but will remain there, at least for now.
The hull is the outermost layer of the rice grain. It’s removed when rice is processed. Hundreds of millions of tons of the hulls are produced around the world every year. Many are burned to produce electricity, and the ash that’s left over contains high levels of silica. Some of this ash is used in construction or as insulation, but much of it is dumped in landfills.
Last month the PPP project (PPP), an initiative by ICCO Cooperation SEA and a number of public and private organizations, started training 24 farmers in order to tackle challenges in the rice production in Indonesia.
Despite official disapproval from the Government of Belize and rice producers in the North and South, importer Jitendra Chawla, better known as Jack Charles, will persist in obtaining Guyanese rice and importing it into Belize in time for Christmas.
The preliminary attendance figure for this year’s conference was 925, which exceeds the previous record of 857 set in Las Vegas, Nev., a number of years ago.
Hibaku rice tasseled again this year in various parts of Japan as a “living witness” to the horror of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki 70 years ago.
PHILIPPINE rice production can improve in several areas including irrigation, credit, insurance and labor costs, Agriculture Secretary Proceso J. Alcala said.
A surge in demand from Europe and the Middle East has helped the price of rice increase by around 25% in the last one month, according to exporters.