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15 Jul
The collaboration between the National Root Crops Research Institute (NRCRI), Umuahia, Abia State, and the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Ibadan, Oyo State, seems to be recording immense contribution ..
20 May
Stakeholders and cassava farmers in Abia State, have been sensitised on cassava virus detection and prevention. The one-day training, facilitated by the Central and West African Virus Epidemiology....
12 May
Participants and stakeholders on the innovative platform for cassava stakeholders, organised by the National Root Crops Research Institute (NRCRI) Umudike, Abia State, ‘Building an Economically Sustainable, Integrated Cassava Seed System in Nigeria...
8 May
The introduction of the Orange Fleshed Sweet Potato (OFSP) into the country in 2015 was, among other things, meant to boost the nutritional status of children, and to also help reduce the country’s import of wheat drastically.
4 Mar
ABIA State chapters of the Senior Staff Association of Universities Teaching Hospitals, Research Institutes and Associated Institutions (SSAUTHRAI) and Non-academy Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions...
11 Jan
A study undertaken by IITA and the National Root Crops Research Institute (NRCRI) has shown that livelihoods of youths in rural areas can be enhanced through agricultural policies in Nigeria.
30 May 2021
Despite accounting for approximately 20 per cent of global cassava production, Nigeria’s cassava seed system is bedeviled with low yield of smallholder farmers, among other challenges.
22 Feb 2021
Efforts to develop cassava seed system would help Nigeria to transform cassava and meet the growing demand for cassava seeds of about N10 billion from growers, experts from the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture
22 Jan 2021
To promote value chain development of ginger as a produce capable of boosting wealth creation, employment opportunities and improved gross domestic product (GDP), the Raw Material research...
18 Dec 2020
The National Agricultural Seeds Council has been mandated to henceforth certify cassava planting materials before they are distributed for planting in the country.
19 Jul 2020
The Federal Government has commended the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) and its partners for their impact on the Nigerian seed system, especially in the cassava sector.
21 Jun 2020
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.

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