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28 Member Countries
The only CGIAR Research Center owned by African countries, AfricaRice has today 28 member countries covering all regions of Africa.
6 Africa-wide Task Forces
The thematic task force mechanism is the main vehicle used by AfricaRice to conduct research in partnership with the national agricultural research systems (NARS).
>20,000 Rice Accessions
AfricaRice holds the largest collection of indigenous African rice in the world and the largest rice collection in Africa.
14 Major Awards
AfricaRice and its scientists have won many awards, including the prestigious Al-Sumait Food Security Prize 2019 and the World Food Prize in 2004.
Includes historical weather data owned by AfricaRice and daily weather records owned or distributed by it
Contains data on rice germplasm conserved in AfricaRice's Genebank and information on how to obtain seed
Aims to increase the usefulness and accessibility of AfricaRice’s research data for widespread diffusion and use
Reliable rice statistics in Africa are needed for quality rice research and evidence-based policy formulation