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Senegal will convert 125,000 hectares (308,882 acres) of land in the Senegal River valley into an area for growing rice by 2015, le Soleil reported, citing Minister of Agriculture Khadim Gueye.

The West African nation will increase subsidies for seed and fertilizer purchased in the valley, the Dakar-based newspaper said.

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Courtesy: Bloomberg

11th April 2011