Abebe Menkir has been breeding maize for over 20 years. He currently heads the maize breeding department at CGIAR-IITA. Menkir will talk to Patricia Nanteza about the need to increase agricultural resilience in the face of climate change and global pandemics such as COVID-19. Maize, especially the orange variety, can provide the vitamin A necessary to boost immunity and also meet the body’s energy requirements.
A recording of this event is available on YouTube.
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