Africa

March 20, 2017

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

The world’s top cassava experts will gather in Nigeria to report progress on developing new varieties of cassava with higher yield and nutritional content. The meeting […]
March 20, 2017

Towards developing new cassava varieties

For three days, world’s top cassava experts gathered in Ibadan to report progress made on developing new varieties of cassava with higher yield and nutritional content. […]
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

Africa’s cassava yield to receive boost from 563 trials

The African Cassava Agronomy Initiative (ACAI) has announced that it will carry out 563 trials across Nigeria and Tanzania to help unlock the agronomy of cassava. […]