How BASICS transforms cassava seed sector
A project— Building an Economically Sustainable, Integrated Cassava Seed System (BASICS) has demonstrated that the cassava seeds system can be profitable for players involved across the value chain and can sustainably deploy improved varieties of cassava stems to farmers while creating jobs.
IITA-CWMP, CRS train 35 extension service providers in Benue
After a day’s training on weed management in cassava farming systems, extension service providers have resolved to adopt and disseminate best bet weed management...
IITA-CWMP, BASICS set to share results in cassava farming system
The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) Cassava Weed Management Project and the Building an Economically Sustainable Integrated Seed System for Cassava (BASICS) project, will share results of research in weed management and seeds systems in cassava this month. Unveiling of the scientific results is part of the plans for the meeting-taking place…
BASICS targets sustainable seed system to transform cassava production
Part of the resolutions reached was the need for seed sector professionals to have in mind that business selling improved varieties and high quality cassava stems for cultivation could help African farmers significantly raise their productivity.