Gambia-Korea partnership aims to reduce food insecurity by doubling rice production

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President of The Gambia received a delegation led by the Korean Ambassador to The Gambia, at the State House in Banjul. The Korean Team handed over seeds of a rice variety to increase rice production in the country.

The rice variety, which helped Korea revolutionize its rice production and food security concerns in the 1970s, is adaptable to different soil conditions,

It has been successfully tested in Guinea and Senegal. If successful in The Gambia, the rice variety could double the country’s current rice production capacity.

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