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Bayer develops herbicides for cassava to tackle weeds and raise yields

Bayer has developed and launched a new crop protection product known as Lagon to help farmers tackle the problem of weeds in cassava and...

Nigeria: IFAD facilitates intensive seed training for cassava farmers, entrepreneurs

Nigeria’s over 60 million metric tonnes yearly cassava output, which remains the largest in the world, is being boosted by the International Fund for...

GAEC secures funding to develop disease-tolerant cassava

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has approved a €40,240-funding for the Biotechnology and Nuclear Agriculture Research Institute (BNARI) of the Ghana Atomic Energy...

Nigeria: 20,000 farming families to benefit from 450 metric tons cassava...

20,000 farming families are to benefit from 450 metric tons cassava processing plant commissioned in Rivers State, Nigeria. The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development,...

Agric stakeholders push for national adoption of IITA “Six Steps”

Agric stakeholders push for national adoption of IITA “Six Steps” toolkit and improved varieties for cassava transformation Agricultural stakeholders...

Nigeria: Rivers’ $ 12 million cassava initiative to create 3,000 jobs

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike said he was optimistic that the state’s $ 12 million cassava processing initiative will create jobs...

KALRO trains extension staff for KCSAP implementation

Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization (KALRO) has embarked on training of trainers (TOTs) for county extension staff and service providers...

‘Six Steps’ toolkit sparks excitement among cassava farmers

Farmers in Oyo State, Nigeria were in awe when the African Cassava Agronomy Initiative (ACAI) of the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture...

Nigeria: BASICS-II onboards 45 new Cassava Seed Entrepreneurs in Kogi State...

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) led Building an Economically Sustainable Integrated Cassava Seed System, Phase 2 (BASICS-II) on Thursday enlisted...

IITA Signs Pact With Nigerian Farmers On Cassava Transformation

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Nigeria Cassava Growers Association (NCGA) for...