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Togo: PROMECO to promote agricultural production and boost local economy

A new project has been launched Last week in Tabligbo, Yoto prefecture (Southern region of Togo). The name of the project is PROMECO; this...

GCP21 call for a regional approach to stem the outbreak of...

The Global Cassava Partnerships for the 21st Century (GCP21) has called for urgent regional approach to halt the spread of cassava mosaic disease (CMD)...

Tanzania: The quest for the implementation of the ASDP II Agriculture...

Expectations are high for the Tanzanian government to implement the second phase of the Agricultural Sector Development Programme (ASDP II) which was launched recently...

AfDB to invest $120 million to boost cassava and others

The African Development Bank (AfDB)  said it will invest $120 million in the next 2-3 years to boost the productivity and transform cassava and...

The need to boost agricultural productivity in the cassava value chian

Africa needs to more than double cassava production to feed herself by 2050 The Global Cassava Partnership for the 21st Century (GCP21) hosted the press...

IITA Cassava Weed Management Project and CRS train 35 extension service...

…Extension service providers vow to spread new knowledge on weed management After a day’s training on weed management in cassava farming systems, extension service providers...

Nigeria declares weeds as major productivity drawback in cassava farming

Commissioners of agriculture in Nigeria’s cassava growing belt have declared weeds as major drivers of low yield in cassava and the main constraint limiting...

Rwanda: Cassava Farmers Appeal for Debt Relief

Cassava farmers who received loans from the Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD) are appealing for the relief of Rwf953 million debt after their crops...

Nigeria: FADAMA III trains farmers in Kogi on new farming technology

The FADAMA III Additional Financing (AFII) programme has started training farmers in Kogi on how to use simple farming technology to boost agriculture. Ms. Josephine...

Tanzania Ministry of Agriculture lauds ACAI activities

The African Cassava Agronomy Initiative (ACAI) will play a key role in addressing problems facing cassava farming in Tanzania to help the country meet...