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Why Kenya is turning to genetically modified crops to help with drought

“Climate change, the severity of drought and the emergence of new pests such as fall armyworms and maize stalk borer, and diseases such as maize lethal necrosis pose a real threat to food, [cattle] feed and nutritional security,” said Dr Eliud Kireger, director general of the Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization.

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