Sekedo, a drought resistant sorghum for Karamoja

    | August 31, 2009

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    One aspect of climate change that African farmers must cope with is increasingly unreliable rainy seasons. One effective coping strategy is to use drought-resistant, fast-maturing crop varieties.

    In this script, we hear from a farmer in the Karamoja Region of northeastern Uganda, who explains that “lack of rain and too much sunshine” made it difficult for him to grow traditional sorghum. He describes his experience with drought-resistant seeds.

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