Cassava in the News

August 31, 2017

IITA Establishes 136 Cassava Weed Demonstration Farms

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) has signed an agreement with 136 farmers to set up cassava weed demonstration plots for weed control in four […]
August 18, 2017

Manufacturing firms in hunt for cassava derivatives

Manufacturing firms in the food and beverage sector have increased their demand for cassava derivates to be used as supplement for sugar. This is even as […]
August 18, 2017

Researchers introduce new technology to speed up cassava multiplication

Scientists are now using Semi-Autotrophic Hydroponics (SAH) technology to speed up the propagation of clean cassava planting materials. Godwin Atser, the communication expert of International Institute […]
August 18, 2017

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

Dr Mohammed Abdullahi, All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), Edo North Senatorial District, on Monday said that youths in the area would cultivate 500 hectares of […]