Cote D’Ivoire Rice Industry Calls For Goverment Subsidies

Players in Cote d'Ivoire's agricultural sector are demanding government subsidies to support local rice production. The West African nation is the world's top cocoa exporter, and farmers are getting attracted by high market prices. However, the focus on cocoa has come at the expense of growing food crops for local consumption, and food prices have risen as a result.
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