AATF Receives Multi-million Grant for Bt Maize Commercialization in Africa

Published: 20/06/2018
AATF Receives Multi-million Grant for Bt Maize Commercialization in Africa
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The African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF) received a US$24.6 million grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for the commercialization of insect resistant and drought tolerant maize in Sub-Saharan Africa. This complements USAID's ongoing $5 million commitment to the project.The new maize hybrids (branded as TELA® maize) have be...

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