Nigeria can make billions from cassava export - Expert
Nigeria could earn billions in foreign currency from its 47 million tonnes of cassava tubers produced annually, a university don, Prof. Aloy Ezirim has said.
NAFDAC lauds IITA-CWMP for training 659 spray service providers
The trainings, which were conducted with about 659 trained participants, built the capacities of spray gangs already existing in local communities on the safe use and application of herbicides.
Researchers unveil techniques for controlling weeds in Cassava
Declaring the meeting open, IITA Deputy Director General, Partnership for Delivery, Dr. Kenton Dashiell, said the goal of the project was to take off drudgery due to weeding in cassava farming systems.
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. The meeting, held at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture.....
BATNF: Enhancing wealth creation across the cassava value chain in rural communities
Agriculture has been described as critical to economic development and employment, especially in developing countries and Nigeria is currently regarded as the largest producer of cassava in the world.
‘How to raise Africa’s cassava yields’
He said AATF’s mission is to turn cassava into a cash crop in Africa through the introduction and coordination of a Public-Private Partnership; Cassava Mechanisation and Agro processing Project (CAMAP).
Farmers commence wet season farming, seek govt’s support
Although there has been abnormal rainfall pattern since the beginning of the year, farmers in many parts of the country geared up to taking advantage of the little first rainfall to commence farming activities.
Harvestplus Supports Farmers With Improved Cassava Stems
IN pursuit of its objectives for 2015, which include dissemination of improved Vitamin A cassava stems to over 700,000 farmers across the country, a leading agricultural brand, HarvestPlus Nigeria, has presented the stems to over 3,000 farmers in Akwa-Ibom and Delta communities for planting and multiplication.