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Dieneba Deme

Can a hungry Mali turn rice technology into 'white gold'?

19 Oct 2018

BAGUINEDA, Mali (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When rice farmers started producing yields nine times larger than normal in the Malian desert near the famed town of Timbuktu a decade ago, a passerby could have mistaken the crop for another desert mirage.

FEATURE-Can a hungry Mali turn rice technology into "white gold"?

19 Oct 2018

BAGUINEDA, Mali, Oct 19 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When rice farmers started producing yields nine times larger than normal in the Malian desert near the famed town of Timbuktu a decade ago, a passerby could have mistaken the crop for another desert mirage.

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