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TAAT opens new frontier for wheat in Ethiopia

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Recent high-level monitoring visits to TAAT programme sites in Ethiopia show that adoption of new wheat varieties, coupled with innovative production technologies and methods, substantially increases production and commercialisation, raises farmers’ incomes and creates job opportunities for women and youth. Elfnesh Bekele and a co-farmer in their wheat field. Photo credit: TAAT With an estimated 4.6 million tonnes of wheat ...

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Food security concerns as climate change threatens wheat production

Wheat

One of the biggest concerns about climate change is the effect it will have on agriculture. Many studies have suggested that rising temperatures could be harmful to farms around the world, although there’s plenty of uncertainty about how bad things will get and which food supplies we should worry about most. Now, a new study published in a recent edition of Nature Climate ...

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