Farmers in Zimbabwe receive 8 000t seed, fertiliser

Farmers across Zimbabwe have received more than 8 000 tonnes of seed and 37 800 tonnes of fertiliser under the Climate-Proofed Presidential Inputs Scheme popularly known as Pfumvudza/Intwasa. This comes as 325 196 farmers have prepared their planting holes for all the...

Nigeria set to deregulate TELA Maize variety.

All Efforts to avail smallholder farmers in Nigeria with maize variety that combines drought tolerance, insect resistance, and other important yield and disease resistance traits to enhancing food security have started yielding positive results. Scientists at the...

Cassava: A plant for all times

If you look across a field in Nigeria, you might see hundreds of midsize trees with green leaves and strange roots being dug up. This tree-looking plant is called cassava. Cassava is the third most important source of calories in the world, behind rice and corn. As...