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28 Feb
Tanzanian Minister of Agriculture, Honourable Hussein Mohamed Bashe, wants the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) to support the East African region towards cassava,
Nigeria President
19 Jan
President Muhammadu Buhari has challenged Nigerians to exercise a little patience, as the “growing food production in the country, especially expansion in rice farming, will eventually bring down prices
19 Jan
The Anchor Borrowers’ Programme (ABP) has so far supported over 4.8 million smallholder farmers across Nigeria for the production of 23 agricultural commodities including maize
19 Dec
The GIZ-funded Cassava and Maize Value Chain Project has unveiled 60 cassava commercial seed entrepreneurs in Ogun and Oyo states, as part of its efforts to revamp the seeds system and create jobs in local communities.
5 Dec
The sector players in the cassava value chain have advocated the need to leverage resources from the private sector players, to expand the root crop into a major cash cow and maintain
5 Dec
At least, 1,000 ex-agitators and delegates of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) will commence training at the Bayelsa State Cassava Processing Factory soonest.
28 Nov
At least, 1,000 ex-agitators and delegates of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) will commence training at the Bayelsa State Cassava Processing Factory soonest.
16 Nov 2021
Stakeholders in the agricultural sector have said that significant progress was made in the cassava subsector in the last five years, cutting across research, development, new investments and farmer productivity.
19 Sep 2021
No outbreak of the Cassava Brown Streak Disease (CBSD) has been detected in Nigeria and any West African country in the last six years.
6 Sep 2021
To help farmers tackle weed infestations in cassava and raise yield per hectare, Bayer has developed a new crop protection product.
7 Aug 2021
Although Nigeria has attained the status of largest producer of cassava in the world with its production accounting for 21 per cent of total production of the crop globally, thanks to recent interventions by the Central Bank of Nigeria...
23 May 2021
“If urgent solution is not provided, cassava will be expensive towards the end of 2020 and early 2021. There may not be enough cassava for garri, cassava flour and other food items. Even if cassava is available, it will be very expensive.


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A student of The Polytechnic Ibadan, on Monday reportedly died after having sex with his partner, identified as Aramide. Aramide is reported to be in a coma. The Guardian learnt that the deceased, identified as Oromidayo, a National Diploma II student in the Civil Engineering department and Aramide who is a National Diploma II, Department…
27 mins ago
The State Coordinator, Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) Plateau Office, Mr Gambo Dimka, says the organisation has seized expired and substandard products worth N 2 million in Plateau.
46 mins ago
Thailand's economy grew 2.2 percent in the first quarter as exports and tourism rebounded after the relaxation of pandemic restrictions, the country's main economic agency said Tuesday.
1 hour ago
The Federal Government says it is following an energy transition pathway that combines technology, investment, business strategies and policy.
1 hour ago
The Police Command in Akwa Ibom has confirmed the killing of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Chieftain, Mr Silvester Ntefre, who was murdered in Oruk Anam Local Government Area on May 15.