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National Root Crops Research Institute Umudike, started on 1st January, 1923 on a 20 hectare land, as a British Colonial Provincial Research Farm, under the Nigeria Colonial Department of Agriculture with headquarters at Moor Plantation Ibadan. Following Nigerian regionalization in 1955, it came under the Eastern Region Ministry of Agriculture that was supervised by the Director of Agriculture at Enugu. In the same year, the School of Agriculture was establishment at the same location. This complex became known as the Eastern Nigeria Agricultural Research Station in 1956.

Mandate

The national mandate of NRCRI is to research into the genetic improvement, production, processing, storage utilization and socio-economies of root and tuber crops of economic importance.

Mission

To provide the necessary environment for the production, processing and marketing of value-added products of root and tuber crops towards National food security, income generation, gainful employment and rapid industrial development.

Achievements

The Institute in collaboration with IITA, Ibadan, has substantially contributed to the National Food Security and sufficiency through research and extension activities on root and tuber crops

New Edition

NRCRI Bulletin

In This Issue:

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MILESTONES

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Million MT of Cassava produced in Nigeria aided by NRCRI
1 +
MT Garri Contributed by NRCRI to SFR Programme
1
New Hybrid Yam Varieties Released by NRCRI
10
Metric tonnes Irish Potato produced in 2012

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In the past few years, @Nextgencassava breeding has been able to 

-Flagship cassava breeding project aimed at modernizing cassava breeding across the world.

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Five new varieties of @NextGenCassava have been released in Nigeria. Join @cegesi, @KayondoSirajIsm, @TessyUgoMadu1, Imail Rabbi and @PatNanteza as they discuss what this means for food security, farmers and women. https://allianceforscience.cornell.edu/alliance-for-science-live/event/cassava-food-security-and-household-incomes/

Experienced Geneticist @cegesi discusses @NextGenCassava with Diran Onifade ... https://youtu.be/1cjwnqUHt74 via @YouTube

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We are hopeful that this release in Nigeria will serve as a guide for future releases in other regions of Africa,” said @cegesi.

@CassavaMatters @NextGenCassava @FmardNg @gatesfoundation @IITA_CGIAR @easylateef @sahelconsulting @medadotorg @BIOTECH_NRCRI

https://live-nextgen-cassava.pantheonsite.io/2020/12/17/next-generation-cassava-varieties-endorsed-for-release-in-nigeria/

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Just happening now! Four elite cassava varieties developed by @NextGenCassava, @IITA_CGIAR, @nrcri_umudike, being presented for registration and release!

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