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Sugarcane, food crops production in decline

According to the latest report of the Central Statistics Office (CSO) published on March 18, sugarcane production has gone down by 6.5 per cent from 4,667,234 tonnes in 2009 to 4,365,852 tonnes in 2010. This is mostly explained by a reduction of 2.7 per cent in the area harvested from 60,380 hectares in 2009 to [...]

21 Mar 2011, The Independent Daily