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Could biotechnology save Africa? Could biotechnology save Africa?

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Date added: 01/19/2010
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This news article is a blog post published by Philip Brasher on 25 November 2009

Document linked to :http://blogs.desmoinesregister.com/dmr/index.php/2009/11/25/could-biotechnology-save-africa/ 

Ghanaian farmers get quality protein, drought-tolerant, and Striga-resistant maize varieties to boos Ghanaian farmers get quality protein, drought-tolerant, and Striga-resistant maize varieties to boos

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Date added: 04/06/2010
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This article was written by Godwin Atser, g.atser@cgiar.org (Corporate Communications Officer, IITA).

Maize in Tanzania: Breakthroughs Yet to Come Maize in Tanzania: Breakthroughs Yet to Come

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Date added: 09/25/2014
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Tanzania has the second largest area planted to maize in Africa, after Nigeria. According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) data, approximately 4.12 million ha of land was planted
to maize in Tanzania in 2012. Other staples include cassava, paddy, common bean, sorghum, sweet potato,banana, groundnut, sunflower and several others. A Drought Tolerant Maize for Africa (DTMA) adoption monitoring survey of 900 maize-growing households (HH) in nine districts in northern Tanzania conducted in 2012 found that farmers allocate nearly 70 percent of their land to this crop.

No maize, no life! No maize, no life!

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Date added: 02/11/2011
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Partners for life: CIMMYT and maize researchers in eastern Africa Partners for life: CIMMYT and maize researchers in eastern Africa

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Date added: 02/11/2011
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