A recent study from the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) shows that conservation agriculture and other climate-smart technologies are increasing yields and farmer resilience amidst drought episodes in southern Africa.
In a male-dominated sector, women leading maize seed companies in eastern and southern Africa share their experiences.
In annual meeting, STMA project partners build on the successes of research in combatting drought, heat, pests and disease.
The five young awardees are advancing change, innovation and research in their communities.
Source: The Nigerian Voice (3 May 2019)
The FACASI project has benefited over a hundred young people from Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Zimbabwe.
These entrepreneurs are breaking social barriers while improving household nutrition and livelihoods.
Scientists are working to catalyze local farming and help meet the rapidly rising regional demand wheat.