Findings by the Cassava Monitoring Survey (CMS) have shown that over 60 percent of farm households have adopted improved cassava varieties in the country.

This was revealed at the National Root Crops Research Institute (NRCRI), Umudike, Abia State, by the Tanzania-based International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) Director, Dr. Victor Manyong, on behalf of two other members of the Study team-Dr. Tahirou Abdoulaye  (a senior Economist at IITA), and Dr. Godwin Asumugha (Agricultural Economist and Director, Farming Systems Research and Extension, at NRCRI).

According to Asumugha, the three Scientists (Manyong, Abdoulaye, and Asumugha) will be organizing the sharing session on the findings to the NRCRI community, comprising Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Abia State University, Abia State ADP and Agriculture Ministry. Read more