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Capstone Peacock Strategic Partnership Grant.pdf
Research into improved seed varieties, especially drought-tolerant ones, is vital for improving food security in southern Africa. Through a Strategic Partnership Grant from USAID’s Southern Africa Trade Hub, Capstone, an independent South African seed company, entered into a joint venture with Peacock Enterprises Ltd of Malawi to multiply and market "CAP9001." The CAP9001 variety of maize seed was developed specifically to maximize yield potential in small scale, rain-fed, drought-vulnerable farming systems.
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