Enhancing food diversity in the midst of a climate crisis: How plant genetic material ensures future food security – Kenya

Media: Reliefweb

Throughout history 6 000 — 7 000 plant species have been cultivated for food. Yet today 40 percent of our daily calories come from just three crops: rice, wheat and maize. Humans depend on little more than 30 plant species, many of which are struggling in the face of today’s environmental changes.