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March 23, 2017

Improved clean cassava seeds will increase cassava yield by 30 percent

Rising from a national stakeholder conference this week on cassava seed system, researchers say that the adoption and use of improved clean cassava stems for cultivation […]
March 17, 2017

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

The international body of root and tuber crops, International Society of Tropical Root Crops- Africa Branch (ISTRC-AB), on Friday presented awards of honour and recognition to […]
February 21, 2017

Cassava weeds management and the power of cassava in economic recession

When a Nigerian novelist, Florence Nwapa (1931-1993) wrote about the importance of cassava in her poem—Cassava, not many people may have appreciated the importance of cassava […]
February 6, 2017

ACAI sets up 563 trials in Nigeria and Tanzania to solve cassava agronomy puzzle

The African Cassava Agronomy Initiative in 2016 established 563 trials across Nigeria and Tanzania to help unlock the agronomy of cassava. The trials were part of […]