A lack of rain means the crop will be reaped in late January at the earliest, the Antananarivo-based newspaper said. Industry experts have recommended that farmers manage water better and use seeds that take less time to mature, it said.
A shortage of rice in the Indian Ocean island nation may result in price increases of the grain, it said.
Courtesy: Bloomberg Date: 24th November 2010
Date: 24th November 2010