African Tea Breeders Get Boost in the Lab
Doctoral student Pelly Malebe is part of a growing movement of researchers working to supplement the work of traditional tea breeders in the laboratory by identifying key traits, such as drought resistance, in tea plants.
Regional Initiative in Science and Education, 11 February 2013
Raising and exporting black tea is an activity of major importance in Africa today; Africa has become the world's second largest tea exporting region after India. read more »
Tea fields at Kiambethu Farm in Kenya.
The Star, 2 October 2012
THE Tea Board of Kenya is projecting a five percent drop in production this year due to frost and delayed rains in a number of regions which record high volumes early in the year. read more »
Mozambique: Govt Seeks Indian Help for Tea Industry
Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique, 5 September 2012
Mozambican Agriculture Minister Jose Pacheco is requesting assistance from India in the recovery of the Mozambican tea industry. read more »