Category: AGRIC NEWS

Early-Maturing Yam Variety “SHARP-SHARP” Launched

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Early-Maturing Yam Variety “SHARP-SHARP” Launched In a significant advancement for agriculture, a new variety of yam, dubbed SHARP-SHARP, has been officially released into the Nigerian and international markets, marking a pivotal moment for farmers and stakeholders within the agricultural sector. This development was announced following the variety’s registration and release by the National Variety Release ….  Read More

The Resilience and Versatility of Cassava: A Staple Root Crop in Africa

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The significance of root crops in Africa’s agricultural landscape cannot be overstated, with cassava standing out as a cornerstone of food security and economic stability across the continent. Originating from South America, cassava was introduced to Africa in the 16th century and has since become one of the most crucial staples, especially in Sub-Saharan Africa. ….  Read More

Akinwumi Adesina: Transforming African Agriculture and Ending Hunger

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Akinwumi Adesina, the President of the African Development Bank, has been making significant strides in the field of agriculture in Africa. One of his most notable initiatives is the “Feed Africa” strategy, which aims to end hunger and malnutrition on the continent by 2025. The “Feed Africa” strategy, launched in 2017, focuses on improving agricultural ….  Read More