USAID highlights Bayer-IRRI direct-seeded rice collab at COP27

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US Agency Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Samantha Power reaffirmed USAID’s commitment to the Agriculture Innovation Mission for Climate (AIM for Climate) initiative, highlighting another installment of USD 43 million in line with AIM for Climate objectives.

This investment will advance innovations for climate-smart food systems to protect the yield and quality of crops and livestock from climate change, such as climate-responsive dryland grasses that can withstand reduced rainfall and improved maize varieties that produce higher yields in harsher conditions.

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