Drought tolerant maize to hugely benefit Africa: study

Outlet: Reuters

August 25, 2010

Distributing new varieties of drought tolerant maize to African farmers could save more than $1.5 billion dollars, boost yields by up to a quarter and lift some of the world’s poorest out of poverty, a study found. The study published on Thursday by the Mexico-based International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center…

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