Sunday, May 20, 2007

Growing Maize is Not What It Used to Be

This article discusses the economic aspects of growing maize.

Most Kenyan farmers still have faith in maize - so much so that 90 percent of them regularly invest in this crop. About 75 percent of Kenya's farmers are small-scale producers, and more than 70 percent of farmers are women

The use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) has been controversial in the Kenyan maize sector.

2 comments:

kevin said...

Kenya is likely to face a maize shortage by mid next year, as the country's stock would have dwindled to less than a month's supply of grain. details here.

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