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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:

Partners

MILESTONES

1 +
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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May this Special Day bring blessings and good fortune to you all.
Happy Easter!
@umudike_seeds @BIOTECH_NRCRI @OFABnigeria @FmardNg @RTB_CGIAR @sahelconsulting @NASC_NG @IITA_CGIAR

5th BIENNIAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE ORGANIZATION FOR WOMEN IN SCIENCE FOR THE DEVELOPING WORLD (OWSD), NIGERIA. UMUDIKE 2021
Theme: MAKING RESEARCH COUNT IN NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT: THE ROLE OF WOMEN SCIENTISTS.
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The Executive Director of @nrcri_umudike, Prof Ukpabi Joseph Ukpabi congratulates Prof @cegesi on the honour conferred on him by the Biotechnology Society of Nigeria (BSN).

@RtBfoods @NASC_NG @sahelconsulting @IITA_CGIAR @NextGenCassava @medadotorg @FmardNg @umudike_seeds

The West Africa Centre for Crop Improvement (WACCI) Ghana, applauds Dr. Njoku Damian for his commitment to the Continent’s cause.
@wacci_gh @RTB_CGIAR @IITA_CGIAR

Very impressive as the Biotechnology Society of Nigeria(BSN) honoured Prof @cegesi for his long-standing contribution towards Science and Technology for the Improvement of Food Security in Nigeria.

https://cals.cornell.edu/news/egesi-earns-highest-honors-biotechnology-work-nigeria

@IITA_CGIAR @OFABnigeria @RTB_CGIAR @NASC_NG @FmardNg

The Director of Biotechnology and Product Development Department, Prof @cegesi makes a presentation on the activities carried out by the Department for the year under review.
@FmardNg @sahelconsulting @OFABnigeria @BiosafetyNig
@nabdanig @IITA_CGIAR

#NRCRIInHouseReview2021

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The National Root Crops Research Institute Umudike holds her 2021 Annual Research Review Workshop with the theme: INCREASING PRODUCTIVITY OF ROOT AND TUBER CROPS THROUGH DEMAND DRIVEN RESEARCH".
Date: 16th and 17th March, 2021
@NASC_NG @FmardNg @IITA_CGIAR
#NRCRIInhouseReview2021

Earlier today, @FmardNg held a workshop on Capacity Building of Youths and Women Farmers on addressing Yield #GAPS in Cassava Production for South-East Zone of Nigeria.
@GodwinAtser @IITA_CGIAR @CassavaMatters @ACAI_IITA
@cegesi @medadotorg @RTB_CGIAR @CassavaPlus @Cassavaweedmgt

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