Cassava in the News

Manufacturing firms in hunt for cassava derivatives

August 18, 2017

Manufacturing firms in the food and beverage sector have increased their demand for cassava derivates to be used as supplement for ..

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Researchers introduce new technology to speed up cassava multiplication

August 18, 2017

Scientists are now using Semi-Autotrophic Hydroponics (SAH) technology to speed up the propagation of clean cassava planting mater ..

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Youths To Cultivate 500 Hectares Of Cassava In Auchi – AFAN Chairman

August 18, 2017

Dr Mohammed Abdullahi, All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), Edo North Senatorial District, on Monday said that youths in the ..

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FIIRO partners German firms GIZ, BOSCH on cassava processing

August 1, 2017

As part of fulfilling its mandate of rapid industrial acceleration through research and development, the Federal Institute of Indu ..

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Kogi Cassava Farmers Assured Of Ready Market

August 1, 2017

An agro-based processing company, CrestAgro Products, on Monday assured cassava farmers in Kogi of its readiness to uptake their p ..

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Kogi Targets Annual Production Of 20m Tonnes Of Cassava By 2020

August 1, 2017

The Agricultural Core Delivery Team (CDT) of the State Partnership for Agriculture (SPA) says its projection is for Kogi to attain ..

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Cassava seeds to be introduced in Nigeria

August 1, 2017

Farmers in Nigeria may no longer depend on the old method of planting cassava all year round. The coordinator of Small Scale Women ..

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Cassava diseases decrease productivity, say experts

August 1, 2017

Farmers and researchers are lamenting low cassava productivity attributed to the impact of major diseases such as Cassava Mosaic D ..

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Expert tasks CBN on intervention to enhance cassava production

August 1, 2017

Mr Duro Kuteyi, a former Chairman of the National Association of Small Scale Industrialists (NASSI), has urged the Central Bank of ..

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Covenant University hosts first cassava awareness workshop

July 19, 2017

The vice chancellor of Covenant University, Professor A. Atayero, has urged researchers, dons and other stakeholders in agricultur ..

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