SM Commodities Index - April 2020
Bangladeshi farmers have lost crops but national reserves of rice will soften blow to rice stocks. © Mamunur Rashid/NurPhoto via Getty Images
Bangladeshi rice growers suffer heavy losses
The new strains planted currently cover 670 hectares but this is expected to grow beyond 1,300 hectares by the end of the year. © VCG/Getty Images
Saltwater rice strains developed to tackle food insecurity
AMRU Rice supply chain deal will see 2,000 farmers trained
Rice prices rise as supply is constrained
There’s nothing plain about rice
Dangote Rice will launch a 25,000-hectare scheme to back growing demand © Jeremy Weate
Africa’s richest man to launch rice scheme to cut Nigeria’s imports