The “Kavila Cha Iviu” sorghum variety used to be grown by most small-holder farmers in Makueni County in Kenya. It is drought-tolerant and is fairly resistant to attack by birds. Following a series of crop failure in consecutive seasons due to drought, many farmers lost their seeds, and switched to planting maize when it was distributed as relief food. Read more
https://fipsafrica.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/09/FIPS-at-20.jpg 0 0 admin https://fipsafrica.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/09/FIPS-at-20.jpg admin2017-02-13 20:40:212023-09-11 09:50:46Can the traditional “Kavila Cha Iviu” sorghum variety make a comeback in Makueni County?