Lack of seeds limits African yields

An assessment of smallholder farmers' access to seeds says greater engagement from global seed companies would help boost yields and food security.

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Tanzania: New Sunflower Seeds Improve Yields


Tanzania: New Sunflower Seeds Improve Yields
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