Drought-tolerant rice varieties transform unproductive farmlands in Kenya county

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A pilot project has transformed unused agricultural lands in Kiuti County into productive rice areas through the use of drought-tolerant rice varieties and water-saving technologies.

The success of the pilot project is expected to encourage more smallholder farming families to plant rice on farmlands once considered unfit for cultivation.

The rice sector in Kenya significantly contributes to food security, poverty reduction, and employment creation.

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