Chromatin sorghum hybrids produce fivefold yield increase in East Africa

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Chromatin introduced the new hybrids at a grain sorghum workshop it hosted in Kampala, Uganda. David Kisa, CEO of Kapchorwa Commercial Farmers Association (KACOFA), who operates a 2,400 acre farm in Uganda said that he had trialed Chromatin’s sorghum hybrids on the farm and produced 2.45MT per acre. Chromatin, Inc., an agriculture technology company, announced that its newly introduced hybrid sorghum seed products have achieved unprecedented yields in East Africa.

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How the £1m raised by the one millionth Land Rover Discovery was spent

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After 50 days and 10,000 gruelling miles, £1million had been collected to support a sustainable water and sanitation programme in Uganda. Land Rover land rover World Water DayA year ago, the one millionth UK-built Land Rover Discovery set out on the most ambitious fundraising project the all-terrain vehicle manufacturer had ever undertaken. That money is being spent as part of a [.].

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Five Canadian and developing country teams awarded total of C$12.5M to study climate change adaptation

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Adapting to Climate Change: Protecting Water Resources in West Africa and Canada. Alejandro Llanos, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Peru; Shuaib Lwasa, Makerere University, Uganda; James Ford, McGill University, Canada; Lea Berrang Ford, McGill University, Canada.

Jervois to acquire SMP nickel & cobalt refinery in Brazil; concentrate from Idaho for refining, cobalt metal back to US

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Jervois currently is a cobalt company with nickel and copper exposure, with mining assets in Idaho, Uganda, and Australia.

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