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.
Posted on April 29, 2010 by idasa