Nigeria

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 […]
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 […]