Nigeria signs U.S. $40 million rice agreement with Kenya firm

Xinhua (Feb. 24, 2012) | The Nigerian government has signed a 40-million U.S. dollars rice production agreement with Dominion Rice and Integrated Farms Limited of Kenya. Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Akinwumi Adesina said during the agreement signing ceremony in Abuja on Friday that the production would be fully integrated in a 30,000 hectare farming area.