Category Archives: Maize

AATF, Ultravetis Bring Climate-Smart Maize Hybrids to Farmers in E.A

WEMA’s goal is to deliver climate smart technologies to farmers in Africa. By AATF The Water Efficient for Africa (WEMA) breeding programme has built its reputation over the last decade as a credible maize improvement project in Sub-Saharan Africa. Apart from developing … Continue reading

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DroughtTEGO, Boon for Western Kenya farmers

  December , 2015 By Evelyn Situma Jotham’s maize yield has increased from 10 kilograms to 10 bags of 90kg maize from when he started farming DroughtTEGO™ maize hybrid developed by Water Efficient Maize for Africa (WEMA) project in 2014. … Continue reading

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Science council okays GM maize trials in Uganda

Daily Monitor Jan 27, 2016 By Ismail Musa Ladu Approval for trials of genetically modified (GM) maize has been granted by the Uganda National Council for Science and Technology, Daily Monitor has learnt. The confined field trial is to test whether … Continue reading

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Researchers give nod to GM maize trials

By JAMES KARIUKI Monday, February 15 2016 Emanuel Ber, 5, plays with yellow maize at their home in Rachuonyo, Homa Bay County, on January 19, 2016. National Biosafety Authority has approved cultivation trials for GMO maize. PHOTO | TOM OTIENO … Continue reading

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DroughtTEGO Promotional Roadshow for Eastern and Western Kenya

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THE DROUGHT TOLERANT CORN: IIAM can release three new seeds

By Alcides Tamele Media: Journal Noticias Three new varieties of conventional maize tolerant to drought and insects will be released later this year, the Agricultural Research Institute of Mozambique (IIAM) to extend the range of seeds available in the domestic … Continue reading

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