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Access to loans: CBN favours farmers using improved,disease-free cassava varieties for...

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says only farmers who grow improved disease-free cassava stems will have access to the N25billion facility...

The Youth Agripreneurs of Southern Benin Republic

A recent study carried out under the IITA-CARE project, covering six southern departments in the Benin Republic, comprising Atlantic, Littoral, Ouémé, Plateau,...

‘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...

Nigeria approves new names for top performing cassava varieties

The Federal Government of Nigeria on Wednesday evening approved new names for 10 improved cassava varieties, as part of efforts to brand...

AfDB, AGRA and PIND back IITA’s BASICS-II project

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has pledged support for the newly launched Building an Economically Sustainable and Integrated Cassava Seed System, phase 2,...

Project to build sustainable cassava seed system in Africa gets new...

Ibadan, Nigeria: To improve their yields and incomes, African cassava farmers need regular and reliable access to high quality planting materials of the...

IITA partners with Mastercard Foundation in Nigeria to implement Young Africa...

Lagos, Nigeria 16 June, 2020 - The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), through its Youth in Agribusiness office, is partnering with the...

How BASICS is changing Nigeria’s cassava seed sector and creating seed...

For the past decades, Africa, has been grappling with the sustainable diffusion of improved cassava varieties due to a weak and uncoordinated...