Tag: cassava

IITA-CWMP putting smiles on our faces, making life easier for us – farmers

IITA-CWMP putting smiles on our faces, making life easier for us – farmers

Resource-poor farmers who are participating in the demonstration farms being organized by the IITA-led Cassava Weed Management Project (CWMP) have said that the project intervention is making life easier for them. According to them, the project is a “burden lifter.” They said they have “suffered over the years, seeking solutions to weed management in cassava […]

Researchers, policymakers meet in Tanzania to discuss cassava agronomy

Researchers, policymakers meet in Tanzania to discuss cassava agronomy Cassava

Scientists across Africa and their colleagues in other parts of the world are meeting with policymakers in Tanzania under the auspices of the African Agronomy Initiative (ACAI) to discuss the progress made in the last two years in providing clues to the agronomy of cassava. The meeting, holding 11-15, December, is set review the progress […]

Cassava bread initiative can generate N255bn annually

Cassava bread initiative can generate N255bn annually

The Association of Master Bakers and Caterers of Nigeria says the revival of the cassava bread initiative is capable of injecting about N255 billion into the country’s economy every year. Mr Joseph Ubah, the Publicity Secretary of the association, said this on Thursday in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja. He […]