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Researcher says COVID-19 to affect Africa’s food situation

CIMMYT Global Maize Program Director B.M. Prasanna calls on scientists to help countries in finding faster solutions to the effects of COVID-19 on food security.

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Boddupalli Prasanna, director of the global maize program at the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT), a global research body, called on scientists to help countries in finding faster solutions to the effects of COVID-19 on food security.

“I am particularly worried about farmers, especially smallholder farmers, who are quite vulnerable to the ongoing challenge,” Prasanna said in a statement.

Read more here: https://newsghana.com.gh/researcher-says-covid-19-to-affect-africas-food-situation/