Alternative planting options – consider indigenous crops for the new season

Current thinking asks that farmers look at the possibilities created by planting a more diverse range of crops by including indigenous crop lines. Africa’s indigenous crops have been largely neglected for decades, with exotic crops like maize being the dominant crops. According to Reliefweb, over 29 million people still suffered…

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Siliya champions resistant crops for Zambian farmers

Zambian Agriculture Minister Dora Siliya has called for intensified efforts to develop drought resistant crops, besides maize - to mitigate the effects of climate change on national food security. “There is a need to intensify research in alternative crops like cassava, so that it can be planted on a large…

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