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rice importation

RIFAN seeks clear policy direction on rice importation ban

The Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN), Oyo State chapter, on Wednesday urged the Federal Government to sustain and make effective, the policy banning the...

CUSTOMS-RICE

Customs, rice farmers sign MoU to stop rice smuggling

The Nigeria Customs Service and the Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to stop rice smuggling through land...

smuggled rice

Ban on overland rice import remains – Customs

The Nigeria Customs Services (NCS) insists the ban on rice import over land borders remains in place, as it ramps up fight against smuggling. Customs public relations...

Rice famers

Rice production in Nigeria increases to 5.8m tonnes in 2017 –RIFAN

The President, Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN), Aminu Goronyo, says annual rice production in Nigeria has increased from 5.5 million tonnes in 2015 to 5.8...

rice importation

Rice farmers seek total ban on sale of imported rice

Rice farmers have urged state governments to follow the footstep of Ebonyi and ban the sale of foreign rice as a means of boosting local production. The National...