Andean Root and Tuber Crops Last News
“Root and tuber crops (RTCs) [are] survival crops in times of food crises: during post-disaster periods (usually post-typhoon), lean months during monsoon season, and harvest failure caused by drought or pest infestation,” said Mavic Relayson, a CIP Philippines spokesperson. “Farmers and fisherfolk grow them, as they are easy to manage and require the least inputs. They have exhibited less vulnerability to extreme weather conditions because they grow underground.”
If you look up at the sky while visiting the quiet villages of Misungwi District in Tanzania you might just see an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) flying above you.