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Voice of America – English: Nigeria Loses a Quarter of Rice Production to Floods


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Farmers in northern Nigeria have lost more than two million tons of rice, a quarter of the country’s projected harvest, due to flooding.  Despite the loss, Nigeria is so far upholding a year-long ban on land-based imports of rice to crack down on smuggling and boost local production.  Ifiok Ettang reports from Argungu, Nigeria.

Camera:  Ifiok Ettang    

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