IITA and partners organize SISCA workshop in Cameroon

IITA, IFAD and partners organize SISCA workshop in Cameroon IITA–CGIAR organized a workshop to validate the results of the diagnostic and evaluation of the maize seed market and cassava planting materials of the Strengthening the Supply of Improved Seeds and Improved...

Seed producer asks Nigeria to go hybrid to boost maize production

(Kaduna: October 5, 2022) Nigeria will achieve self-sufficiency in maize production when farmers embrace hybrid varieties, a leading seed producer has said. Mr. Brighton Karume, the managing director of ECOBasic Seeds Limited, said productivity was hampered by...

Developing and sharing innovations: from the lab to field to scale

Potato and sweetpotato are the third and seventh most important food crops globally. Yet most farmers in developing countries produce a fraction of what they could per hectare under optimal conditions, in large part because they plant seed infected with yield-reducing...