OPINION: As drought hits, Zimbabweans are going hungry

OPINION: As drought hits, Zimbabweans are going hungry

Read the full article in Thomson Reuters Foundation News by Sabine Homann-Kee Tui Sabine Homann-Kee Tui is a social scientist with the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT). People in Bulawayo’s townships in Zimbabwe primarily...
Grasspea and Finger Millet pre-breeding get a boost

Grasspea and Finger Millet pre-breeding get a boost

Read the original article in Croptrust.org Plant breeders need genetic diversity in order to improve the yield and nutritional quality of crops and adapt them to changing climatic conditions. But that diversity is limited in cultivated grasspea and finger millet....
Botswana’s cereal production to shrink by 82 percent

Botswana’s cereal production to shrink by 82 percent

Read the original article in News Ghana Cereal production in Botswana is estimated at an extremely low level of 8,000 tonnes in 2019, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said in a statement. The principal factor for the significant decrease is the severe...
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