Kenyan farmers shift from maize to sorghum to meet changing climate

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Sorghum plant. IFAD TV Video Caption

Climate change is forcing farmers in eastern Kenya to grow against the grain of tradition.

The dry season has been getting longer which has been causing their maize harvests to fail.

The UN's International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) says researchers find that sorghum is a more suitable crop to plant.

Sam Cole reports on how farmers are making the shift.

Duration: 4'09"

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