Africa Rice boss to assess Sierra Leone’s rice production capacity
The Director General of the Abidjan-based Africa Rice is on a visit to Sierra Leone to assess the country’s rice production capacity, the Ministry of Agriculture announced here Monday.
Harold Roy-Macauley is in the country to also look at the possibility of deploying Africa Rice's new variety, officials added.
The visiting official is scheduled to tour rice research stations across the country. He was also scheduled to hold discussions with the Minister of Agriculture and officials of the Sierra Leone Agricultural Research Institute.