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Rwanda: Grow Priority Crops First, Kalibata Advises Farmers

Date Published: 
01/05/2012
Summary: 

The Minister of Agriculture, Dr. Agnes Kalibata, has advised farmers against growing non-priority crops, like sorghum, during the next season, as it would affect the country's food security targets. (..) Farmers insist that they should be allowed to grow sorghum, a non-priority crop, according to government, during the shorter Season B, which starts in January through June.