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Drought-Tolerant Maize Huge Benefit For Africa – for Sep. 13, 2010

Distributing new varieties of drought-tolerant maize (corn) to African farmers could save more than $1.5 billion, boost yields by up to a quarter and lift some of the world’s poorest out of poverty, a study found. The study by the Mexicobased International Maize and Wheat Improvement Centre (CIMMYT), with input from other food-research institutes, focused […] Read more