Rice crop falls up to 20 percent in Ebola zone

The outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus resulted in a decline “on the order of 20 percent” of rice production in parts of Liberia, says the UN Food and Agriculture Organization. In a quarterly Crop Prospects and Food Situation report, FAO says Ebola severely affected agricultural production in western Africa. Liberia saw a 12 percent reduction nationwide… » Read More

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