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Madagascar: 4 million tons of rice expected be harvested in 2015

According to the Malagasy Ministry of Agriculture, about 4 million tons of rice are expected to be harvested this year against 3.6 million tons in 2014. The system of rice intensification practiced in the district of Ambohidratrimo * in particular allowed to double crops.
The rice imports requirement in Madagascar in 2015 could approach to about 235,000 tons against 363,423 tons imported in 2014 to about 410,373 tons in 2013.
* North-east of the province of Tananarive


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