Africa

January 30, 2018

Food security: How Cassava is Positively Impacting Smallholder Farmers in Mozambique

Judging by its brown bottle packaging, Mozambique’s Impala beer looks just like any other beer on the market. Not until you have smelt it, will you […]
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

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 […]
January 22, 2018

A new program called RTBfoods (Breeding RTB Products for End User Preferences) was launched recently.

It is a 5-year effort created to pinpoint the quality traits that determine the adoption of new root, tuber and banana (RTB) varieties developed by breeders. […]