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.


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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