Kenya’s hope of fixing maize shortage crisis

A team of Kenyan researchers is upbeat about the prospects of developing a drought-tolerant maize variety

Saturday December 17 2011

Maize is Kenya’s staple food that is consumed by 96 per cent of the population while providing 40 per cent of calorie requirements.

Photo/FILE Maize is Kenya’s staple food that is consumed by 96 per cent of the population while providing 40 per cent of calorie requirements. 

By CHRISTINE LAGAT