Zimbabwe Agriseeds partners CIMMYT in production of new drought tolerant cultivars
Source: Food Business Africa (3 Apr 2019)
Partnership will facilitate production of drought tolerant varieties in the wake of persistent climate change.
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.
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.