The Niger Basin and West Africa

  • David Catling


All of Africa’s known deepwater rice is in West Africa. Although it represents only about 5 per cent of the world’s total acreage, deepwater rice is nevertheless an important crop to several hundred thousand farmers, especially in Mali, Guinea and Nigeria.


Wild Rice Floating Rice Irrigate Rice Land Preparation Humid Zone 
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© International Research Institute (IRRI) 1992

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  • David Catling

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