Zimbabwe turns to drought-resistant crops

AlertNet: As planting season approaches amid concerns about successive poor harvests, research into drought-resistant seeds is gaining momentum in an indication that the Zimbabwean government is waking up to the reality of climate change. Earlier this month, the country's Meteorological Services Department announced that another drought is likely during what should be the rainy season. Zimbabwean farmers have suffered a succession of poor harvests with yields far below what the country needs, forcing......

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