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January 26, 2018

Global cassava coalition calls for support for cassava transformation in Africa

Ahead of the international conference on cassava, the Global Cassava Partnership for the 21st Century (GCP21) has called on policy makers, donors and the international community […]
January 25, 2018

Stakeholders re-echo weed menace at Zero Hunger Forum

The challenge of weeds against Nigeria’s agricultural transformation was re-echoed at the October meeting of the Nigeria Zero Hunger Forum held in Ebonyi State, southeast Nigeria. […]
January 25, 2018

Weed control as a game changer to cassava production

Research conducted by IITA Cassava Weed Management Project (IITA-CWMP) and partners has demonstrated that farmers can more than double cassava yield by switching to integrated weed […]
December 14, 2017

Yield from trial plots is changing farmers attitude

Ritu Maanzi, from Kisamwene in Butiama provided his land for the ACAI Nutrient Omission Trial (NOT) during the 2017 cropping season. This was the first time […]