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Weird Weather. Can bio-tech feed Africa?

The climate is changing and droughts are getting worse. Food riots have become an all too familiar response to shortages and rising prices. Does science have the answers?

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Weird Weather: Can Africa be self-sufficient in rice production?

Global supplies are under pressure as our weather changes. Food prices rise, people go hungry. Can Africa grow enough of its own to meet demand?    

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Crops like water. And in more and more places there isn’t enough.

Our climate is changing, droughts are more severe and last longer. A regional drought can be a global disaster prompting food riots in distant countries. Was Australia’s decade long drought a taste of the future? It ended 2-3 years ago … Continue reading

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