Farmers

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

Audu Ogbeh Agric Minister says cassava helps fight poverty in Nigeria

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, said on Tuesday that cassava is a crop that helps fight poverty in Nigeria. Ogbeh said […]
February 23, 2017

IITA Cassava Weed Management Project empowers cassava farmers

“If not cassava, many of us would have died of hunger… But thank God, cassava was handy to save the situation.” Those were the words of […]
February 23, 2017

IITA Cassava Weed Management Project Empowers Cassava Farmers 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 […]