Farmers should shift to drought-tolerant crops
Source: Business Daily (18 Mar 2019)
For the past decade, CIMMYT has invested in breeding and strengthening the adoption of drought tolerant crop varieties across the continent.
Drought-tolerant hybrid seed offers farmers reprieve from hunger
Farmers are reaping the benefits of SAWA hybrid, an improved maize seed variety designed to withstand drought conditions.
Rust resistant wheat variety raising farmers’ productivity
Source: Ethiopian Press Agency (16 Mar 2019)
Ethiopia director general Bekele Abeyo describes how rust resistant wheat has ensured food security for farmers and their families and earned better profit from the local market.