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…
IITA-CWMP puts smiles on farmers’ faces
Resources-poor farmers who are participating in the demonstration farms organised by the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA)-led Cassava Weed Management Project (CWMP) said the project intervention is making life easier for them. According to them, the project is a “burden lifter,” as they claimed to have suffered over the years, seeking solutions to weed…
IITA-CWMP signs pacts with 136 farmers for on-farm demonstrations
The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture-led Cassava Weed Management Project (IITA-CWMP) is set to sign agreements to establish 136 demonstration plots, with farmers across four states-Abia, Benue, Ogun and Oyo States.
IITA-CWMP, Bayer CropScience train extension service providers, others
According to a statement signed by Godwin Atser, a Communication & Knowledge Exchange Expert, the training was in response to the gaps earlier identified during the Training Needs Assessment of extension staff in Nigeria.