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Hybrid Seed, Fertilizer Found to be Poor in Uganda, DRC

Researchers say they've found evidence to help explain why farmers in Uganda and in the Democratic Republic of Congo are not adopting new agricultural technologies. Two recent studies found that samples of so-called improved seeds and fertilizer being marketed or distributed in the region were of low quality and hardly worth buying. In most parts of the world, crop yields have increased by between three and five times in the past 40 years, but in sub-Saharan Africa they have...

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