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Sorghum farming key to food security – experts


"Patricia Ondere has  been growing maize, beans and groundnuts on her two-acre farm in Sega, Siaya County, Kenya. She's lately added sorghum.

Samuel Gudu, genetics and plant breeding expert, says sorghum has enormous potential. Many farmers over-depend on maize, which is the country’s staple crop at the expense of other viable crops suitable to address perennial food shortage."

[Samuel Gudu is a GCP researcher working on this comparative genomics sorghum project, among others]

The Star, Kenya, 10 May 2013