Cassava in the News

Scientists to detail progress, challenges on global cassava threats at IITA

March 20, 2017

The world’s top cassava experts will gather in Nigeria to report progress on developing new varieties of cassava with higher yie ..

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Audu Ogbeh Agric Minister says cassava helps fight poverty in Nigeria

March 20, 2017

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, said on Tuesday that cassava is a crop that helps fight pover ..

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Towards developing new cassava varieties

March 20, 2017

For three days, world’s top cassava experts gathered in Ibadan to report progress made on developing new varieties of cassava wi ..

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ISTRC-AB honours IITA researchers and others for great work on root and tuber crops in Africa

March 17, 2017

The international body of root and tuber crops, International Society of Tropical Root Crops- Africa Branch (ISTRC-AB), on Friday ..

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IITA Cassava Weed Management Project empowers cassava farmers in economic recession

February 23, 2017

When a Nigerian novelist, Florence Nwapa (1931-1993) wrote about the importance of cassava in her poem—Cassava, not many people ..

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IITA Cassava Weed Management Project empowers cassava farmers

February 23, 2017

“If not cassava, many of us would have died of hunger… But thank God, cassava was handy to save the situation.” Those were t ..

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IITA Cassava Weed Management Project empowers cassava farmers in economic recession

February 23, 2017

When a Nigerian novelist, Florence Nwapa (1931-1993) wrote about the importance of cassava in her poem—Cassava, not many people ..

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IITA Cassava Weed Management Project Empowers Cassava Farmers In Economic Recession

February 23, 2017

When a Nigerian novelist, Florence Nwapa (1931-1993) wrote about the importance of cassava in her poem—Cassava, not many people ..

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IITA’s Cassava Weed Management Study Reveals Gaps in Nigeria’s Extension System

February 21, 2017

A study on the Training Needs Assessment of extension agents in Nigeria has revealed several gaps and constraints that have hither ..

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Africa’s cassava yield to receive boost from 563 trials

February 21, 2017

The African Cassava Agronomy Initiative (ACAI) has announced that it will carry out 563 trials across Nigeria and Tanzania to help ..

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