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IITA launches post-harvest loss projects in eight states

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) on Tuesday, May 17, 2022, launched a project on reducing post-harvest losses across vitamin A cassava (VAC)...

Kebbi eyes cassava for ethanol bio-fuel production

Gov. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State on Sunday, March 14, 2021 expressed optimism that the pilot cassava plantation in the state would provide enough...

IITA collaborates with Nigerian growers to transform cassava sector

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) on Tuesday, October 6, 2020 in Abuja signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Nigeria Cassava Growers...

Economically sustainable seed businesses to transform cassava production

Nigeria is the largest producer of cassava in the world with a production of about 54 million tons, but its yield per hectare of...

Researchers seek to improve cassava production in Nigeria, Tanzania

Following a five-month progress report, the African Cassava Agronomy Initiative (ACAI) Project has established 137 limiting nutrient and 70 intercrop trials in a bid...

Farmers can double cassava yield with improved weed control

Preliminary results from experimental plots carried out by researchers working under the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) led Cassava Weed Management Project show...

Mechanisation boosts cassava yields in Nigeria, Zambia

Cassava farmers in Nigeria and Zambia who have adopted mechanised production and improved farming practices reap up to four times additional yield and attract...

How cassava can transform economy, by agronomist

Like most Nigerian teenagers who have dreams and ambition after secondary school to further their education, Miss Oluwashayo Elubode had high hopes. Miss Elubode...

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Youth agripreneurs celebrate International Youth Day

The IITA Youth Agripreneurs (IYA) is recognised as one of the pioneer models for youth engagement in the agriculture...
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Drought declared for parts of England after driest summer in 50 years

A drought has been declared for parts of England following the driest summer of 50 years. The conditions had almost...

China issues highest alert for high temperatures

China’s national observatory on Friday, August 12, 2022, issued a red alert for high temperatures, the most severe warning...

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Youth agripreneurs celebrate International Youth Day

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