New improved cassava varieties excite farmers- IITA

Farmers in Kogi and Benue expressed awe at the large sizes and number of roots produced by the new cassava varieties developed by the NextGen project—Baba-70 and Game Changer—as they pull the crop to see what was below the ground during a farmers’ field day/ product...

Tanzanian: AKILIMO App is crucial in assisting cassava farmers.

Dr. Deusdedit Peter Mlay, the Research and Innovation Coordinator at the Tanzania Agricultural Research Institute (TARI) Ukiriguru Center, has stressed the importance of the AKILIMO App in increasing crop yields. He explained how cassava farmers may use it to make...

Tanzania: Certified Cassava Seed boosts Farming

Cassava is one of the crops that contribute handsomely to the development of agriculture in Tanzania and certified cassava seed has proven to scale up agriculture. In the latest breakthrough, ‘certified seed’ (= certified planting material) produced by smallholder...