Weird Weather – New Crops 3:00, 2017 (Ref: EU17856)


The climate is changing and droughts are getting worse. Food riots have become an all too familiar response to shortages and rising prices.

Can science deliver the answers? We went to Aberystwyth University where they have undertaken a major research programme to develop plants that can resist many major changes in climate while still yielding a crop.

This would be a major leap forward for many developing countries to keep feeding their ever growing populations.