The events of last week (4 - 8 November) when members of the Cassava Weed Management Project (CWMP) visited the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in the United States of America may have come and...Read More
A mobile phone application (mobile app) that enables farmers to control weeds through efficient use of inputs has been launched in Ibadan with more than 1,000 downloads from Google Play store. The app known as...Read More
Weeds constitute major obstacles to food security in Africa. They are not only a major problem to cassava farmers but also a menace to farmers of all other crops. Dr Alfred Dixon, Director for Development...Read More
The African Cassava Agronomy Initiative (ACAI) site-specific fertilizer recommendation (FR) tool is specifically designed to provide optimised and economically beneficial recommendations to cassava growers. The tool considers local soil data, weather conditions, prices of available...Read More
When the IITA Cassava Weed Management Project was conceived in 2014, one of the concerns on the minds of many was whether the team would be able to provide solutions that would address weeds in...Read More
Members of the African Cassava Agronomy Initiative (ACAI) met in Nigeria to brainstorm and reflect on the progress made in the first quarter of the year, 2019, across the different components of the project otherwise...Read More
Obasanjo to join forces with IITA and Bayer on dissemination of innovations on weed control and others to farmers.
Nigeria’s former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has agreed to support the dissemination of improved technologies on weed control and other agricultural innovations to farmers, as part of efforts to bring about agricultural transformation in Africa....Read More