Farmers

October 19, 2017

Improved weed control help farmers to record 27tons/ha from on-farm demonstration farms

On-farm demonstrations in Ogun state, Nigeria under the IITA Cassava Weed Management Project have produced average yields of 27 tons per hectare surpassing the national average […]
July 7, 2017

Nigeria can save N2trn from wheat importation – NCGA president

The Nigeria Cassava Growers Association (NCGA), says Nigeria can save N2 trillion from the importation of wheat, if appropriate measures are put in place to boost […]
June 5, 2017

AFAN Blames Cost Of Cassava By-Products On Farmers’ Losses

The All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN) has blamed the high cost of cassava by-products on the losses which cassava farmers incurred three years ago. The […]
May 19, 2017

ACAI and IITA-CWMP begin harvest of 2016 trials in Nigeria

The African Cassava Agronomy Initiative (ACAI) project being managed by the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) has commenced harvest of the 2016 established field trials […]