Monthly Archives: March 2016

Scientists Developing Climate-Adapted GM Rice

Genetically engineering a new strain of hyper-efficient, drought-resistant rice, known as C4, is part of a multi-national research effort the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has called one of the “10 Breakthrough Technologies of 2015.” A team of scientists from eight … Continue reading

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DroughtTEGO WE1101: Narok County farmer testimonials

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Harvest of hope: DroughtTEGO WE1101 in Kenya

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WEMA video by the Agricultural Research Council of South Africa

Water Efficient Maize for Africa (WEMA) – A public-private partnership to develop and deploy drought tolerant and insect protected maize hybrids royalty-free to smallholder farmers by

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Researchers urged to ensure improved seeds they produce reach farmers

By Daniel Semberya Africa is a drought-prone continent, making farming risky for millions of smallholder farmers who rely on rainfall to water their crops. Maize is the most widely grown staple crop in Africa – more than 300 million Africans … Continue reading

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