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Maize lethal necrosis (MLN) threatens Africa’s food security
Africa’s important food crop – maize, is under real threat because of maize lethal necrosis (MLN). The disease has adversely affected maize fields in Kenya and its neighbors (DR Congo, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda ...
Q & A: how can Africa be part of the solution?
Africa has many challenges in the coming years and people sometimes get lost when talking about Africa by only focusing on the problems. Instead of asking about Africa's problems we asked our scientists George Mahuku, Aida ...
Wheat for Africa
Presentation by Dr. Fentahun Mengistu, EIAR Director General (Ethiopia), delivered at the Borlaug Summit on Wheat for Food Security in Ciudad Obregon (Mexico) on March 27, 2014.
Sustainable intensification of maize legume systems for food security in Eastern and Southern Africa
This 15-minute video provides insights into the SIMLESA multi-partner initiative being implemented in five African countries: Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique and Tanzania. SIMLESA most notable activity is the breeding ...