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
Growing cassava is a way of life for many of the ethnic minority communities living in Sơn La Province. An ACIAR project is working with these smallholder farmers to grow cassava more sustainably and gain...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
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
The IITA-CWMP and Bestacor Enterprises have trained 200 farmers in Benue State on Six Steps to Cassava Weed Management. The training was organized by Bestacor Enterprise on 17 August in Gboko, and IITA-CWMP was...Read More