Study says drought tolerant maize will greatly profit African farmers

Maize is life to more than 300 million of Africa’s most vulnerable inhabitants, and the most important food staple on the continent. A new study evaluates the potential impacts of drought tolerant maize for Africa. A project led by CIMMYT in 13 African countries: Angola, Benin, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe, and Ghana, provide varieties that are both higher and more stable yields. Read more here.


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