NEWS - Science and Technology

Breeding Schemes: What Are They, How to Formalize Them, and How to Improve Them? Read Story 24/01/2022 Nigeria
Innovating with Roots, Tubers, and Bananas Read Story 25/01/2022 Nigeria
Plant of the Month: Cassava Read Story 25/01/2022 Nigeria
Cassava value chain project hopes to boost food security Read Story 11/20/2021 Nigeria
Challenging Monoculture in Brazil: COVID-19 Sparks Return to Traditional Cassava Read Story 10/18/2021 Nigeria
No cassava brown streak diseases detected in Nigeria, West Africa — Report Read Story 10/18/2021 Nigeria
Identifying New Resistance to Cassava Mosaic Disease and Validating Markers for the CMD2 Locus Read Story 06/18/2021 Nigeria
Policy options for advancing seed systems for vegetatively propagated crops in Vietnam Read Story 05/18/2021 Nigeria
Promoting knowledge transfer in order to develop the skills of young Africans Read Story 05/18/2021 Nigeria
Nigeria Now Largest Producer of Cassava in the World - Govt Read Story 06/18/2021 Nigeria
From waste to wealth: The innovation turning cassava peels into a growing new industry Read Story 05/18/2021 Nigeria
Next generation cassava varieties endorsed for release in Nigeria Read Story 05/18/2021 Nigeria
Prediction of Aboveground Biomass of Three Cassava (Manihot esculenta) Genotypes Using a Terrestrial Laser Scanner Read Story 05/18/2021 Nigeria
Food security: Expert seeks conservation, utilisation of genetic resources in Nigeria Read Story 05/18/2021 Nigeria
AKILIMO can be Calibrated for Other Crops Says Pypers Read Story 05/18/2021 Nigeria
Finding the best targets to improve crop yield by following CO2 journey inside the leaf Read Story 05/18/2021 Nigeria
Technological Innovations for Improving Cassava Production in Sub-Saharan Africa Read Story 04/18/2021 USA
International team first to stack virus resistance plus iron and zinc in a non-cereal crop Read Story 03/18/2021 USA
Developing dual resistant cassava to the two major viral diseases Read Story 09/18/2020 Nigeria
Simple mechanization of planting of apical rooted cuttings in Bangalore Read Story 09/18/2020 Nigeria
Cassava matters first episode on Nigeria at 60 years of agriculture Read Story 09/18/2020 Nigeria
A modelling tool for predicting the spread of vector-borne plant viral diseases Read Story 08/28/2020 Uk
Researchers help inform cassava breeding worldwide Read Story 08/28/2020 USA
IITA’s “Six Steps” upscale cassava weed management Read Story 08/28/2020 Nigeria
Image‐based root phenotyping links root architecture to micronutrient concentration in cassava Read Story 08/06/2020 USA
Image‐based root phenotyping links root architecture to micronutrient concentration in cassava Read Story 08/06/2020 USA
Project to build sustainable cassava seed system in Africa gets new phase Read Story 07/21/2020 Nigeria
Gene editing to address food safety issues and Konzo disease Read Story 08/04/2020 USA
Project to build sustainable cassava seed system in Africa gets new phase Read Story 07/21/2020 Nigeria
Agriculture for Sustainable Development, MSc in University of Greenwich, UK Read Story 06/07/2020 UK
Scientists recommend additional herbicides for weed control in cassava farming Read Story 06/07/2020 Nigeria
IITA scientist develops a cheaper and faster tool for identifying whiteflies Read Story 06/02/2020 Tanzania
Innovation can accelerate the transition towards a sustainable food system Read Story 05/27/2020 Australia
Modelling of the distribution of cassava production and harvested area based on agriculture census data and fine resolution disaggregating it to grid Read Story 05/27/2020 UK
IITA’s insect collection is based in Benin Read Story 05/25/2020 Benin
ACAI to Deploy ‘Uptake and Use’ Survey to Track Adoption of AKILIMO by End-Users Read Story 05/12/2020 Nigeria
Relying on 'local food' is a distant dream for most of the world Read Story 04/19/2020 Finland
How did an ancient plant from Latin America become Asia's second-most-important cash crop? Read Story 04/19/2020 Asia
Full-length sequencing of circular DNA viruses and extrachromosomal circular DNA using CIDER-Seq Read Story 04/18/2020 Switzerland
How to Sample Cassava for Nutrient Uptake Studies Read Story 04/18/2020 India
Cassava breeding and agronomy in Asia: 50 years of history and future directions Read Story 04/09/2020 Asia
Unifying Cassava Brown Streak Disease surveillance Read Story 04/09/2020 Uk
A novel seed treatment-based multiplication approach for cassava planting material Read Story 03/16/2020 Brazil
Evaluation of cassava processing and utilization at household level in Zambia Read Story 03/16/2020 Zambia
Metabolic profiles of six African cultivars of cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz) highlight bottlenecks of root yield Read Story 03/05/2020 Uganda
A hunger fighter empowers farmers with NextGen Cassava Read Story 03/04/2020 Uganda
How the right planting season can boost cassava yields Read Story 01/28/2020 Tanzania
Post doc vaccancy to investigate molecular communication between tropical plants via common mycorrhizal networks Read Story 01/27/2020 Belgium
Roots, tubers and bananas key ingredients of a more sustainable food future Read Story 01/24/2020 Peru
Developing a Work Attitude for Africa: The ‘Why’ and the ‘How’ in Context of Climate Change Read Story 01/24/2020 Africa
Genetic Diversity of Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius) (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) Colonizing Sweet Potato and Cassava in South Sudan Read Story 01/23/2020 Sudan
Laura Boykin Makes the Case for Cassava Read Story 01/23/2020 UK
Ground Penetrating Radar for real time crop monitoring Read Story 11/24/2019 Colombia
Indigenous languages and root and tuber crops Read Story 11/22/2019 USA
In the war on emerging crop diseases, scientists develop new 'War Room' simulations Read Story 11/22/2019 Uganda
A manually operated cassava chipper being exhibited at the AGRI-BUSINESS EXPO Read Story 11/18/2019 Nigeria
Our scientists must do more to stop menace of emerging pests Read Story 11/17/2019 Philippines
Exposure to air pollutants and heat stress among resource-poor women entrepreneurs in small-scale cassava processing Read Story 11/15/2019 Philippines
CNN-Based Cassava Storage Root Counting using Real and Synthetic Image Read Story 11/15/2019 UK
A low-cost aeroponic phenotyping system for storage root development: unravelling the below-ground secrets of cassava Read Story 11/13/2019 Colombia
Tools for scanning a plant's genome Read Story 11/07/2019 Global
Using variation in arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi to drive the productivity of the food security crop cassava Read Story 11/05/2019 Colombia
X-RAY Imaging in plant biology: Seeing the unseen Read Story 11/05/2019 USA
Annual report of the CGIAR Research Program on Roots, Tubers and Bananas (RTB) Read Story 10/31/2019 Peru
New plant viruses constitute major threats to food security – Virologist Read Story 10/29/2019 Nigeria
An efficient method of propagating cassava plants using aeroponic culture Read Story 10/27/2019 Vietnam
Big opportunities for pig farmers in West Africa Read Story 10/27/2019 West Africa
Proximate composition, cyanide contents, and particle size distribution of cassava flour from cassava varieties in Zambia Read Story 10/27/2019 Zambia
ACIAR funds research to protect cassava industry in South East Asia Read Story 10/27/2019 Australia
U.N. urges action as finds farmers losing up to a fifth of produce Read Story 10/18/2019 Global
Cassava and Climate Change: Boosting the IQ of a Naturally Climate-Smart Crop Read Story 10/18/2019 Global
From Corn to Cassava to Rice: Cultural Conception of Food among the Madurese Community Indonesia-Juniper Publishers Read Story 10/18/2019 Indonesia
Fully funded post graduate research scholarship in University of Greenwich Read Story 10/17/2019 UK
Horizontal gene transfer caused by Agrobacterium was found to occur in 39 dicot species Read Story 10/16/2019 Russia
The substitution of paraffin wax with cassava strach leads to sustainable Batik production Read Story 10/13/2019 Indonesia
UK aid partners with Gates Foundation to tackle global food insecurity Read Story 10/08/2019 UK
TCCIA gets 2,000 acres for cassava plantation and industry in Dodoma Read Story 10/08/2019 Tanzania
Kalro upbeat as it develops improved cassava varieties Read Story 10/08/2019 Kenya
Highlight negative results to improve science Read Story 10/04/2019 USA
RTB Newsletter – October 2019 Read Story 10/04/2019 Peru
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation provides a further 15 million dollars in funding for cassava project in developing countries Read Story 10/03/2019 Germany
Nigeria can make trillions of naira exporting ethanol – Cassava growers Read Story 10/01/2019 Nigeria
Analysis of Expression Profiles of Nuclear Factor-Y Genes in Cassava Read Story 9/29/2019 Vietnam
Philmech designed farm equipment for cultivating #cassava and other crops Read Story 9/27/2019 Philippines
Producing and sensory examine the biscuit using wheat flour cassava flour abacha floor and african yam bean flour Read Story 9/18/2019 Nigeria
Democratizing Molecular Biology: Doing Nucleic Acid Extractions Outside of the Lab Read Story 9/27/2019 Europe
Scientists find ways to improve cassava, a ‘crop of inequality’ featured at Goalkeepers Read Story 9/27/2019 USA
Making concrete out of cassava's Read Story 9/23/2019 Nigeria
Production of bread using wheat and cassava blend flavored with ginger project topics Read Story 9/18/2019 Nigeria
Producing and sensory examine the biscuit using wheat flour cassava flour abacha floor and african yam bean flour Read Story 9/18/2019 Nigeria
Will you be willing to switch to Avani, the bags made from Cassava? Read Story 9/15/2019 Indonesia
Cassava initiative: The MandiPlus Project Read Story 9/13/2019 USA
New app diagnoses crop diseases Read Story 9/13/2019 Uganda
To get a good yield first you need good quality stem Read Story 9/12/2019 Nigeria
Cassava regional co-ordinator for CIAT Asia talk about the acheivements of the Program in the past year Read Story 9/12/2019 Asia
How plant diseases devastate food crops in Sub-Saharan African countries Read Story 9/12/2019 Africa
Production of 2,3-butanediol from glucose and cassava hydrolysates by metabolically engineered industrial polyploid Saccharomyces cerevisiae Read Story 9/08/2019 Korea
Biofortified crops or biodiversity? The fight for genuine solutions to malnutrition is on Read Story 9/08/2019 Global
Genome Editing, Gene Drives, and Synthetic Biology: Will They Contribute to Disease-Resistant Crops, and Who Will Benefit? Read Story 9/08/2019 Mexico
Evaluation of the quality characteristics of flour and pasta from fermented Cassava Roots Read Story 9/08/2019 Korea
How Brazilian Cities are Boosting Sustainable Agriculture Read Story 9/03/2019 Brazil
Researchers seek permission to set up permanent GM cassava demos Read Story 8/23/2019 Uganda
KeyGene scientists first to discover ‘non-susceptible’ sweet pepper plants, cassava and cotton Read Story 8/21/2019 The Netherlands
Transforming cassava wastes to wealth as a climate-change mitigation strategy in Nigeria Read Story 8/21/2019 Nigeria
Symplasmic phloem unloading and radial post-phloem transport via vascular rays in tuberous roots of Manihot esculenta Read Story 8/15/2019 Germany
Hydrogels based on ozonated cassava starch: Effect of ozone processing and gelatinization conditions on enhancing 3D-printing applications Read Story 8/11/2019 France
Interesting article on Prolonged and diverse use of cassava in the Neotropics Read Story 8/09/2019 UK
Illuminating a dark world of rising hunger with climate-smart crop innovations Read Story 8/09/2019 Global
Utilization of infectious clones to visualize Cassava brown streak virus replication in planta and gain insights into symptom development Read Story 8/08/2019 UK
Rising CO2 is reducing the nutritional value of our food Read Story 8/01/2019 Global
Portable genomics for early detection of plant viruses and pests in Sub-Saharan Africa Read Story 7/28/2019 Africa
Cassava Investment Forum: Reviewing the past and understanding the best business practices for a brighter future Read Story 7/28/2019 Africa
How AI is Transforming Cassava Crop Yields Read Story 7/28/2019 East Africa
Climate change and rising population put pressure on essential crops in low-income regions Read Story 7/28/2019 Peru
The Manioc 21 project modernises 10 agricultural cooperatives in Central Africa Read Story 7/28/2019 Africa
Pursuing new technologies and ideas to conquer hunger through Super Cassava Read Story 7/14/2019 USA
A new way to grow crops in marginal soils could help feed the world Read Story 7/12/2019 USA
Cassava matters Newsletter 18th edition Read Story 7/12/2019 Nigeria
How to achieve more than 20 tons per hectare of cassava with improved weed control-mini documentry Read Story 7/07/2019 Africa
Physical characteristics of modified Cassava flour wastewater at room temperature Read Story 7/07/2019 Indonesia
New tool to help Cassava Growers Optimise Yield Read Story 6/25/2019 Nigeria
Investigating the use of wasps as a biological control agent for cassava mealybugs: modeling and simulation Read Story 6/25/2019 Thailand
A global surveillance system for crop diseases Read Story 6/282019 Global
Reproductive biology in cassava: stigma receptivity and pollen tube growth Read Story 6/282019 Colombia
Arabidopsis LEC1 and LEC2 Orthologous Genes are Key Regulators of Somatic Embryogenesis in Cassava Read Story 6/22/2019 Colombia
Scientists unravel genome and diversity of whitefly vector behind viral diseases devastating cassava in Africa Read Story 6/15/2019 Africa
Cassava brown streak virus Ham1 protein hydrolyses mutagenic nucleotides and is a necrosis determinant Read Story 6/09/2019 United Kingdom
Cassava brown streak virus Ham1 protein hydrolyses mutagenic nucleotides and is a necrosis determinant Read Story 6/09/2019 United Kingdom
Cassava Applied Research for Food Security in Northern Uganda Read Story 6/09/2019 Uganda
Endosymbiotic diversity in whiteflies associated with cassava in Colombia Read Story 6/06/2019 Colombia
Resistance against Cassava Brown Streak Viruses from Africa in Cassava Germplasm from South America Read Story 6/06/2019 Germany
Optimization and Production of Adhesives from Cassava and Corn Starch Using Design Mixture Method Read Story 6/06/2019 Uganda
Whitefly resistance in African Cassava genotypes Read Story 5/22/2019 Uganda
Genome of the African cassava whitefly Bemisia tabaci and distribution and genetic diversity of cassava-colonizing whiteflies in Africa Read Story 5/22/2019 Nigeria
Cellulose Nanofibers Preparation from Cassava Peelsvia Mechanical Disruption Read Story 5/15/2019 Indonesia
World Bank invests in Angola’s Cassava research Read Story 5/22/2019 Angola
Cassava enzyme linamarase commercially available? Read Story 5/15/2019 The Netherlands
TWAS-USM Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme in Natural sciences Read Story 5/10/2019 Malaysia
Call for Applications for research proposals in any area of science for joint funding research between BBSRC-Brazil (FAPESP) Read Story 5/10/2019 UK
Cassava farmers in Tanzania to benefit from new industry partnership with ACAI project Read Story 5/10/2019 Nigeria
IITA Cassava Matters Newsletter – Seventeenth Edition Read Story 5/05/2019 Nigeria
Structural and functional characteristics of optimised dry-heat-moisture treated cassava flour and starch Read Story 5/01/2019 China
Linking CRISPR-Cas9 interference in cassava to the evolution of editing-resistant geminiviruses Read Story 4/29/2019 Switzerland
Linking CRISPR-Cas9 interference in cassava to the evolution of editing-resistant geminiviruses Read Story 4/29/2019 Switzerland
Gene-Editing Technology may Produce Resistant Virus in Cassava Plant Read Story 4/29/2019 Switzerland
Google has opened its first Africa Artificial Intelligence center in Ghana Read Story 4/14/2019 Ghana
A Survey research on Utilization of modified cassava flour for empowering wonogiri regency Read Story 4/12/2019 Indonesia
The Challenges of Using Mobile-Based Machine Learning to Identify Plant Diseases Read Story 4/9/2019 USA
Huge success of virus and vector diagnostic training could lead to similar future opportunities Read Story 4/5/2019 UK
The University of Battambang’s Cassava Propagation and Distribution Center develops high-yield cassava seedlings Read Story 4/3/2019 Cambodia
A Mobile-Based Deep Learning Model for Cassava Disease Diagnosis Read Story 3/29/2019 USA
Climate change is creating toxic crops and poisoning some of world’s poorest people, scientists warn Read Story 3/29/2019 Global
Development of a physicochemical method to quantify the extracellular liquid volume: Application to the transformation of cassava into gari Read Story 3/29/2019 Global
How genetically engineered crops can boost Africa’s fight against malnutrition Read Story 3/15/2019 Africa
IITA develops rapid multiplication technology to solve cassava problems Read Story 3/11/2019 Nigeria
Analyses of seven new whole genome sequences of cassava brown streak viruses in Mozambique reveals two distinct clades: evidence for new species Read Story 3/11/2019 Mozambique
Cassava planting material movement and grower behaviour in Zambia: implications for disease management  Read Story 3/10/2019 UK
Identification and Characterizations of Pathogenic Fungal Species Associated with Symptoms of Cassava Anthracnose in Ivory Coast Read Story 3/10/2019 Ivory Coast
IITA scientists develop decision support tools to improve cassava agronomy in Africa Read Story 3/01/2019 Nigeria
Why interventions in the seed systems of roots, tubers and bananas crops do not reach their full potential Read Story 3/01/2019 Peru
Surveillance for Sri Lankan cassava mosaic virus (SLCMV) in Cambodia and Vietnam one year after its initial detection in a single plantation in 2015 Read Story 3/01/2019 Vietnam
Plant Virus vector Read Story 3/01/2019 USA
9 research projects in 7 countries, with international collaborations involving 16 organisations, focusing on cassava and many other crops Read Story 2/20/2019 UK
Truly Inspiring: Fighting World Hunger with Cray Supercomputers Read Story 2/20/2019 Australia
A method for generating virus-free cassava plants to combat viral disease epidemics in Africa Read Story 2/20/2019 UK
Impact of Host Plant Species and Whitefly Species on Feeding Behavior of Bemisia tabaci Read Story 2/20/2019 Tanzania
How to achieve more than 20 tons per hectare of cassava with improved weed control Read Story 2/20/2019 Nigeria
Process Optimisation of Enzymatic Saccharification of Soaking Assisted and Thermal Pretreated Cassava Peels Waste for Bioethanol Production Read Story 2/15/2019 South Africa
Cassava, sweet potato bread making initiative ends on a high note Read Story 2/15/2019 Antigua and Barbuda
Micropropagation of Cassava (Manihot esculenta) Using Locally Sourced Substitutes in a Routine Medium Read Story 2/15/2019 Nigeria
Opportunities to Commercialize Cassava Production for Poverty Alleviation and Improved Food Security in Tanzania. Read Story 2/13/2019 Tanzania
How Data Collected to Identify Cassava Varieties in Vietnam helped Southeast Asia Respond Rapidly To a Viral Disease Outbreak Read Story 2/13/2019 Vietnam
Biofortification of field-grown cassava by engineering expression of an iron transporter and ferritin Read Story 8/2/2019 Global
First report of Sri Lankan cassava mosaic virus infected cassava in China Read Story 8/2/2019 China
Nigeria’s GMO crop research to advance in 2019 Read Story 1/22/2019 Nigeria
VSU study bares how witch's broom impair cassava Read Story 1/18/2019 Philippines
A comparison study of five different methods to measure carotenoids in biofortified yellow cassava (Manihot esculenta) Read Story 1/17/2019 Africa
Developing bio pesticides against whitefly: a pump-prime funded project Read Story 1/10/2019 UK
Almost nine Million euros for improving seed systems in Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa Read Story 1/10/2019 Africa
Fighting hunger in Africa - Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation supports cassava research in Brunswick Read Story 1/9/2019 Germany
Innovations for Agricultural Value Chains in #Africa : Enhancing the #Cassava Value Chain #ebafosaa read their latest newsletter Read Story 1/9/2019 Nigeria
Biological control of an agricultural pest protects tropical forests Read Story 1/8/2019 China
A new MobileApp, Nuru, can help farmers & extensionists deal with the problem. Q&A with one of the creators Read Story 12/16/2018 Africa
Understanding cassava seed networks to curb disease spread in Southeast Asia Read Story 12/12/2018 Asia
Plenary Martin Fregene: African Development Bank 's thinking on Cassava and Agriculture Read Story 12/09/2018 Africa
NCU Researchers Achieve Lowest Toxin Level In Processed Cassava Read Story 12/06/2018 Jamaica
Exploring partnership to get AI app for disease diagnostics into farmers’ hands Read Story 11/22/2018 USA
Exploring partnership to get AI app for disease diagnostics into farmers’ hands Read Story 11/22/2018 USA
Genome-Wide Identification and Expression Profiling Analysis of the Galactinol Synthase Gene Family in Cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz) Read Story 11/18/2018 China
Cassava Plant Vibrant Green Leaves Close Up Panning Stock Video Footage Read Story 11/18/2018 Sudan
IITA, Sudan Sign MoU To Collaborate On Cassava Production Read Story 11/18/2018 Sudan
New publication: Pro-vitamin A Carotenoids Stability and Bioaccessibility From Elite Selection of Biofortified Cassava Roots (Manihot esculanta, Crantz) Processed to Traditional Flours and Porridges Read Story 11/11/2018 Colombia
First report of Cassava brown streak viruses on wild plant species in Mozambique Read Story 10/31/2018 Mozambique
An RTB-supported adoption study by IITA using DNAfingerprinting has revealed 66% of surveyed cassava farmers in Nigeria are growing improved varieties – that is around 3.1 million households Read Story 10/31/2018 Peru
Resurrecting your ‘zombie’ data just got a lot easier Read Story 10/31/2018 Global
Whitefly-transmitted viruses threatening cassava production in Africa Read Story 10/31/2018 USA
Improvement of the storability and Maintenance of postharvest quality of Cassava using surface coating Read Story 10/31/2018 Kenya
Missed the 18th ISTRC meeting.Watch here Read Story 10/26/2018 Colombia
Emergency CMD mitigation plan for affected countries #ISTRC2018 Read Story 10/24/2018 Colombia
A new full-length circular DNA sequencing method for viral-sized genomes reveals that RNAi transgenic plants provoke a shift in geminivirus populations in the field Read Story 10/21/2018 Zurich
Documenting and analyzing a successful case of biological control against the cassava mealybug Read Story 10/21/2018 Asia
Cassava Mosaic Disease Control Plan in South East Asia – Ninth GCP21 Strategic Meeting, Phnom Penh, Cambodia-GCP21 Newsletter Read Story 10/21/2018 Colombia
Interview of Lawrence Kent during the 2018 GCP21 Conference in Benin, Cotonou Read Story 10/21/2018 Benin
EARLIER TODAY: The launching of the E-Certification using Cassava Seed Tracker (CST) in SW Nig. was done Read Story 10/11/2018 Nigeria
Breeding improved cassava varieties that women and men want Read Story 10/11/2018 Peru
AfDB seeks partnership to lift one billion people out of hunger Read Story 10/01/2018 Nigeria
#CMDinSEA. The large group offering hope for effective control of CMD Read Story 09/26/2018 Cambodia
Moving Towards Zero Hunger, One Genome at a Time Read Story 09/20/2018 Africa
Multispectral imaging system and data-processing approach for the identification and discrimination of of insect vectors of mosaic and brown streak disease in #cassava plants Read Story 09/20/2018 Africa
A video demonstration on Cassava Mosaic Disease (CMD) in Southeast Asia Read Story 09/19/2018 Vietnam
Government representatives, development partners and #cassava researchers from around on #CMDinSEA Read Story 09/19/2018 Vietnam
The Regional Workshop on "Cassava Mosaic Disease Control Plan in South-East Asia" begins today in Phnom Penh Read Story 09/19/2018 Vietnam
#CMDinSEA- Dr. Claude Read Story 09/19/2018 Vietnam
#CMDinSEA- Dr. Claude Read Story 09/19/2018 Vietnam
#CMDinSEA- Dr. Claude Read Story 09/19/2018 Vietnam
#CMDinSEA- Nami Minato Read Story 09/19/2018 Vietnam
#CMDinSEA - Dr. Ham Read Story 09/19/2018 Vietnam
Hernan highlghts finding a solution for CMD Read Story 09/19/2018 Vietnam
Jonathan Newby shares results of the Policy / Awareness group with the surveillance group Read Story 09/19/2018 Vietnam
Dr. Trinh Xuan Hoat from PPRI Vietnam, reporting on behalf of the the 'Diagnostic and Surveillance' working group #CMDinSEA Read Story 09/19/2018 Vietnam
Sequencing for farmers. Using genomics to fight cassava diseases Read Story 09/14/2018 Kenya
Connected aims to build a sustainable network of international scientists and researchers to address the challenges of vector-borne plant viruses in Africa Read Story 09/14/2018 Africa
Researchers set to develop cassava variety that fights climate change Read Story 09/16/2018 Tanzania
Cassava with improved starch Read Story 09/07/2018 Switzerland
CRISPR-Cas9 promotes disease tolerance against CBSD Read Story 09/04/2018 USA
Veteran cassava researchers win 2018 Golden Cassava Prize Read Story 07/12/2018 Benin
IITA holds training on techniques for weed management in cassava Read Story 07/12/2018 Nigeria
GCP21 calls for regional approach to stem the outbreak of cassava mosaic disease in Southeast Asia Read Story 06/21/2018 Benin
#ACAI team is giving presentations on #Cassava #Agronomy at scale at the #GCP21Benin2018 in #Cotonou @IITA_CGIAR @GEzui @CassavaMatters @Ngome23 @NteranyaS @KwesiAttaKrah @Cassavaweedmgt @kslopez77 Read Story 06/19/2018 Benin
AfDB to invest $120m to boost cassava, others in Africa Read Story 06/19/2018 Benin
Fabulous traditional dancing from #Benin at the Africa Night of the #GCP21Benin2018 meeting in Cotonou Read Story 06/19/2018 Benin
After leading GCP21 through 4 International conferences, Claude Fauquet (right) hands over the leadership to the extremely capable hands of Mr #cassava himself (in blue) Prof Malachy Akoroda. The cassava community looks forward to more exciting times ahead! Read Story 06/19/2018 Benin
Intercontinental movement of germplasm facilitated by the CGIAR Germplasm Health Units (of IITA & CIAT in case of cassava) is vital to accelerated cassava breeding for new traits, as shown in this NextGen project slide of Egesi Read Story 06/15/2018 Benin
The tough job for us all is increasing fresh root yield. This is the case for all crops." - Dr Herman Ceballos (CIAT) Read Story 06/15/2018 Benin
Dr Herman Ceballos (CIAT) is presenting on "Progress and challenges in our understanding of cassava breeding and genetics Read Story 06/15/2018 Benin
A host of #cassava products on display at #GCP21Benin2018 incl. animal feed. RTB is funding the scaling of a technology to turn cassava peels – a waste product – into high quality cassava peel mash that can be used in animal feed Read Story 06/15/2018 Benin
Varieties are distributed spatially around the landscape Read Story 06/15/2018 Benin
Heroes in the Global development of #cassava, Alfred Dixon of #IITA & Hernan Ceballos of #CIAT , both cassava breeders, each receive the Golden Cassava Award during the Africa Night of #GCP21Benin2018 The cassava community salutes two outstanding individuals Read Story 06/15/2018 Benin
Spatial analysis of #cassava virus epidemics and modelling cassava crop coverage Africa-wide Read Story 06/15/2018 Benin
Manual peeling of cassava demands skills and is predominantly done by women in #Africa Read Story 06/15/2018 Benin
Dr. Chiedozie (IITA) is delivering his talk on "NextGen Cassava breeding: Delivering Genetic Gains in Cassava to small holder Farmers in Africa" Read Story 06/15/2018 Benin
"Cassava breeding is a lengthy process; it takes up to a decade to release new varieties." Read Story 06/15/2018 Benin
Collaboration enhances our work rather than diminish it. Sharing germplasm and knowledge is a smart thing to do." - Dr Herman Ceballos (CIAT) Read Story 06/15/2018 Benin
The global cassava breeding network evaluated with its colleagues Read Story 06/15/2018 Benin
Improving Starch Yield of Tobacco Using Cassava Gene ssiv Read Story 04/18/2018 Vietnam
We're now testing GPR in a real cassava field environment." Dr. Michael Gomez Selvaraj Read Story 04/17/2018 Colombia
See our scientists in action as they make breeding cassava more efficient and less damaging to the plant Read Story 04/17/2018 Colombia
The transformation of cassava production should start right from Nigeria before extending to other parts of Africa Read Story 04/17/2018 Benin
More cassava for less time Read Story 04/05/2018 Colombia
Global Cassava Partnership for the 21 century holds world press conference and cassava exhibition in Lagos Read Story 04/17/2018 Nigeria
Penn State-developed plant-disease app recognized by Google Read Story 04/04/2018 USA
Physical losses could partially explain modest carotenoid retention in dried food products from biofortified cassava Read Story 23/03/2018 UK
Agric commissioners propose 2019 budget for full deployment of IITA Cassava weed management techniques in states Read Story 23/03/2018 Nigeria
NuruAI the cassava disease diagnosis app being put through her paces in Rutana Read Story 22/03/2018 Burundi
Exchanging and managing in-vitro elite germplasm to combat Cassava Brown Streak Disease (CBSD) and Cassava Mosaic Disease (CMD) in Eastern and Southern Africa Read Story 22/03/2018 Tanzania
Cassava rising: International project inaugurates 2nd phase in Tanzania Read Story 22/03/2018 USA
Allele exchange at the EPSPS locus confers glyphosate tolerance in cassava Read Story 03/09/2018 USA
Data can help to end malnutrition across Africa, writes Kofi Annan Read Story 03/07/2018 Africa
What can a breeder do without good data? Read Story 03/07/2018 USA
DRC ranks number 7 out of 78 countries suitable for investing in vitamin A cassava Read Story 03/04/2018 Nigeria
Kenya inching closer to disease-free GMO cassava Read Story 02/18/2018 Kenya
Unravelling the Genetic Diversity among Cassava Bemisia tabaci whiteflies using NextRAD Sequencing Read Story 02/18/2018 Tanzania
Cornell receives $35M to support cassava development for smallholder farmers in sub-Saharan Africa Read Story 02/17/2018 USA
Bill Gates: Improving photosynthesis can solve world hunger Read Story 02/06/2018 USA
IITA and partners meet with Togo president and officials to discuss joint projects Read Story 02/03/2018 Nigeria
Protecting cassava from disease? There’s an app for that Read Story 02/01/2018 USA
Provitamin A biofortification of cassava enhances shelf life but reduces dry matter content of storage roots due to altered carbon partitioning into starch Read Story 01/31/2018 USA
Cassava-cowpea-forage grass system is a climate-smart practice used by farmers to improve soil fertility in vietnam Read Story 01/28/2018 Vietnam
IITA receives grant to carry out confined field trials of transgenic cassava Read Story 01/10/2018 Nigeria
Free cropping & #soil health manuals on #cassava and many more crops Read Story 12/05/2017 Africa
Accelerating University of Lampung Excellence on Cassava through breeding & technology Read Story 12/05/2017 Indonesia
Breeding of Cassava new cultivar SC No.14 resistant to Postharvest physiological deterioration in CATAS, China Read Story 12/05/2017 China
Rapid Mass healthy seed system of cassava developed by Guangxi Academy of Agricultural Sciences (GXAAS) Read Story 12/05/2017 China
Cassava breeding in the University of the Philippines, Los Baños (UPLB) Read Story 12/05/2017 Philippines
Bridging Cassava to the Community: Simple practices of Connecting Research-Industry-Community in Bogor Agricultural University Read Story 12/05/2017 Indonesia
Local varieties of cassava: conservation, cultivation and use in Uganda Read Story 11/28/2017 Uganda
DNA fingerprinting uncovers exactly who and why farmers use improved cassava Read Story 11/25/2017 Colombia
Occurrence of cassava brown streak disease and associated Cassava brown streak virus and Ugandan cassava brown streak virus in the Comoros Islands Read Story 11/25/2017 Comoras
Unusual occurrence of a DAG motif in the Ipomovirus Cassava brown streak virus and implications for its vector transmission Read Story 11/24/2017 Australia
Cassava's Flower Power - How do you breed a crop that hates making flowers? Read Story 11/24/2017 USA
NextGen Cassava newsletter October-December 2017 Read Story 11/24/2017 USA
One step closer to crops with twice the yield Read Story 11/15/2017 The Netherlands
VIRCA Plus relies on community values to develop farmer-preferred disease resistant cassava variety Read Story 11/08/2017 USA
Deep assessment of genomic diversity in Cassava for Herbicide Tolerance and starch biosynthesis Read Story 10/29/2017 Colombia
Where in the world is there a cassava virus? This new app can show you Read Story 10/29/2017 Colombia
Combining cassava flour in the bread dough might assure access to food in the future Read Story 10/25/2017 Denmark
Potato and cassava will be selected as the candidate plant models for investigation microgravity environment in the space Read Story 10/25/2017 Thailand
Thai researchers win Platinum and Gold Medal awards in Taipei Read Story 10/25/2017 Thailand
A surprising focus on roots, tubers and bananas at the Sugarcane Research Institute of Tanzania Read Story 10/24/2017 Tanzania
Household determinants of the adoption of improved Cassava varieties using DNA fingerprinting to identify varieties in farmer fields: A Case study in Colombia Read Story 10/18/2017 Colombia
Dupont pioneer and Danforth center collaborate to apply cutting-edge technologies to improve crops for smallholder farmers Read Story 10/18/2017 USA
CIAT and ICAR expand partnership addressing challenges to South Asian agriculture Read Story 10/17/2017 India
IITA breakthrough: Now, cassava farmers will no longer worry about weeds or weeding Read Story 10/17/2017 Nigeria
ICTs For Small-Scale Farmers: A Game Changing Approach to Climate Smart Agriculture in Latin America | Colombia and Honduras Read Story 10/13/2017 Global
With genome editing, plant breeding gets a boost Read Story 10/13/2017 Colombia
Uganda’s Parliament on October 4, 2017 passed the long-awaited National Biotechnology and Biosafety Bill into law becoming the Biosafety Act of 2017 Read Story 10/11/2017 Uganda
New app diagnoses crop diseases in the field and alerts rural farmers Read Story 10/08/2017 Nigeria
Substantial investment to tackle challenges of African vector-borne plant diseases Read Story 10/08/2017 UK
First SAH originated cassava stems harvested in Nigeria Read Story 10/06/2017 Nigeria
Global Cassava Partnership for the 21st Century – GCP21 Creating Database about Cassava Projects around the World Read Story 10/03/2017 USA
Cassava Matters Newsletter – Issue-8 Read Story 10/03/2017 Nigeria
Cassava Matters Newsletter – Issue-7 Read Story 10/03/2017 Nigeria
Cassava Matters Newsletter – Issue-6 Read Story 10/03/2017 Nigeria
Cassava Matters Newsletter – Issue-5 Read Story 10/03/2017 Nigeria
Cassava Matters Newsletter – Issue-4 Read Story 10/03/2017 Nigeria
Cassava Matters Newsletter – Issue-3 Read Story 10/03/2017 Nigeria
Cassava Matters Newsletter – Issue-2 Read Story 10/03/2017 Nigeria
Cassava Matters Newsletter – Issue-1 Read Story 10/03/2017 Nigeria
Kalro develops new cassava varietyin push for alternative crops Read Story 10/01/2017 Kenya
Boosting breeding of carbohydrate heavyweight cassava Read Story 10/01/2017 UK
NRI signs cooperation agreement with EMBRAPA, Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation Read Story 09/25/2017 UK
Vitamin-enriched cassava, sweet potato maize & more from HarvestPlus Read Story 09/22/2017 USA
HarvestPlus named finalist in MacArthur foundation competition for $100 million grant Read Story 09/22/2017 USA
In East African cassava fields, a new genomics tool is saving crops and lives Read Story 09/21/2017 Tanzania
Ugandan biotech cassava field trials show another success in virus resistance, protecting a crop that feeds >800 M Read Story 09/21/2017 Uganda
Stellenbosch University partner with AB InBev Read Story 09/20/2017 South Africa
CIAT and ICAR sign updated MOU to collaborate on cassava, forages, climate, beans, soils and BigData Read Story 09/16/2017 Colombia
Paper on biohydrogen yields from cassava residue and swine manure Read Story 09/16/2017 China
Why “Namikonga” farmers’ variety can withstand devastating effects of deadly viral cassava disease Read Story 09/16/2017 Tanzania
AfDB in new drive to spur agric industrialisation Read Story 09/16/2017 Rwanda
Customising solutions—whiteflies and world hunger Read Story 09/16/2017 Australia
Harvest Plus, is promoting crop bio-fortification with vitamin A, iron or zinc Read Story 09/16/2017 Nigeria
Time series transcriptome analysis of cassava varieties challenged with Ugandan cassava brown streak virus Read Story 09/10/2017 Uganda
Tackling agriculturally relevant diseases in the staple crop cassava (Manihot esculenta) Read Story 09/10/2017 Switzerland
Soil fertility and plant health offer clues why cassava entices certain pests Read Story 09/08/2017 Colombia
Madagascar food security outlook update for cassava and other Key crops Read Story 09/06/2017 Madagascar
Tensor Flow App for Cassava Disease Diagnosis got its first field outing Read Story 09/06/2017 Nigeria
Scavenging the Mexican wild for cassava that make symptoms of cassava mosaic disease worse Read Story 09/01/2017 Mexico
3 years of Tanzania study finds that communities can reduce cassava disease’s impact Read Story 08/29/2017 Tanzania
Classification of elite cassava varieties (Manihot esculenta Crantz) cultivated in Benin Republic using farmers’ knowledge, morphological traits and simple sequence repeat (SSR) markers Read Story 08/27/2017 Benin
Innovative processing technology for converting fresh peels into high-quality cassava peel mash for use as livestock feed Read Story 08/26/2017 Nigeria
The ABC of weed management in cassava production in Nigeria Read Story 08/25/2017 Nigeria
Multi-crop project in Uganda catalyzes postharvest innovations Read Story 08/25/2017 Uganda
Lessons from efforts to reduce postharvest losses and commercialize cassava to boost food security in Africa Read Story 08/25/2017 Peru
Lessons from efforts to reduce postharvest losses and commercialize cassava to boost food security in Africa Read Story 08/25/2017 Tanzania
IITA, USAID Mission to jointly tackle cassava diseases in DR Congo Read Story 08/25/2017 Dr Congo
Scientists discover generic markers resistant to deadly cassava diseases Read Story 08/24/2017 Tanzania
Experts want research and technology to drive up agriculture transformation Read Story 09/08/2017 Rwanda
Researchers introduce  semi-autotrophic hydroponics (SAH) technology to speed up Cassava multiplication Read Story 08/08/2017 Nigeria
Ground penetrating radar: a case study for estimating root bulking rate in cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz) Read Story 08/08/2017 Colombia
Learn about cassava variety Nataima-31 - bred for whitefly resistance, high yield & cooking qualities Read Story 08/05/2017 Colombia
Gates team discusses food security with IITA Read Story 08/05/2017 Nigeria
Have you checked out our newest publication, 'Achieving sustainable cultivation of cassava, Volume 1' Read Story 08/04/2017 Global
FIIRO partners German firms GIZ, BOSCH on cassava processing Read Story 08/02/2017 Nigeria

7 counties to benefit from 6.5mn euro grant to boost cassava production

Read Story



East African scientists turn to gene sequencing against 'Ebola of plants'

Read Story


East Africa

Electronic Cassava Root developed by Keith Tomlins at NRI helps tracks the cassava root freshness during transportation from farm to market

Read Story



Driving adoption with multi-media platforms: Cassava projects' winning strategy Read Story 07/07/2017 Nigeria
IITA_CGIAR ’s research breakthroughs on Root tuber and Banana highlighted at media forum Read Story 07/05/2017 Nigeria
New cassava varieties to ease Hunger pangs Read Story 07/05/2017 Kenya
Dr.Daniel Debouck received the highest award of Kingdom Belgium:Order of Leopold Read Story 07/01/2017 Colombia
AfDB’s Akinwumi Adesina named 2017 World Food Prize Laureate Read Story 06/30/2017 Global
A Project from Embrapa creates new protocol forlarge-scale production of disease-free, drought-resistant cassava seedlings with good genetic quality cassava seedlings Read Story 06/30/2017 Brazil
Study from embrapa and USDA shows that elevated [CO2] alleviates the effect of drought stress on cassava and increase the yield Read Story 06/30/2017 Brazil
IFAD, AATF to boost 13, 000 farmers with cassava mechanisation programme Read Story 06/28/2017 Nigeria
CRISPR: A new toolbox for better crops Read Story 06/15/2017 USA
Minister of finance visits IITA, ADB-funded agri-business empowerment programme Read Story 06/13/2017 Nigeria
NARO showcases the power of Biotechnology in improving commercial Cassava production Read Story 06/02/2017 Uganda
New study published on FLOWERING LOCUS T triggers early and fertile flowering in glasshouse-grown cassava plants Read Story 05/31/2017 Belgium
Tackling agriculturally relevant diseases in the staple crop cassava (Manihot esculenta) Read Story 05/23/2017 Switzerland
Treasure trove of new plant discoveries revealed including 11 new species of cassava from Brazil Read Story 05/21/2017 UK
Agri-tech innovation is breaking down barriers for African cassava farmers Read Story 05/17/2017 South Africa
New manuals show how to extend shelf-life of cassava roots to increase incomes & food security Read Story 05/17/2017 Peru
RTB launches second phase and enhanced partnership with Wageningen University & Research Read Story 05/17/2017 Peru
New opportunities and challenges to engineer disease resistance in cassava, a staple food of African small-holder farmers Read Story 05/11/2017 USA
Gorta-Self Help Africa wins €6.5m crop project in Kenya Read Story 0511/2017 Kenya
Building an Economically Sustainable Seed System for Cassava in Tanzania (BEST Cassava) Read Story 05/10/2017 Tanzania
Innovatively expanding the reach and impact of Vitamin A Cassava in Africa Read Story 05/04/2017 Nigeria
Cassava is genetically decaying, putting staple crop at risk Read Story 05/03/2017 Nigeria
Accelerating scaling of innovations in the African Cassava Agronomy Initiative Read Story 05/03/2017 Nigeria
New cassava cultivar released by the Tropical Crops Genetic Resource Institute, China Read Story 04/26/2017 China
New cassava variety to lift West Nile farmers off the poverty hook Read Story 04/23/2017 Uganda
Minister tasks research institutes to commercialise findings Read Story 04/21/2017 Nigeria
Scientist use phylogeny to isolate the the cassava’s biggest destroyer: whiteflies, in Kenya Read Story 04/20/2017 Kenya
Researchers to unveil techniques for controlling weeds in cassava Read Story 03/30/2017 Nigeria
Rockefeller Foundation announces $500,000 funding for university’s "Cassava Bag" Read Story 03/29/2017 UK
Experts to develop commercial models for Cassava Read Story 03/23/2017 Nigeria
Comparative gender efficiency in Cassava production in Ogun State, Nigeria Read Story 03/23/2017 Nigeria
Nigeria to benefit from N7.6b cassava grant Read Story 03/21/2017 Nigeria
Gender training workshop report by Prof. Janice Olawoye Read Story 03/17/2017 Nigeria
New research claimed to identify the first cyanogenic glucoside transporter in cassava responsible for toxic cassava Read Story 03/16/2017 Denmark
Early transcriptome response to brown streak virus infection in susceptible and resistant cassava varieties Read Story 03/12/2017 Switzerland
Early transcriptome response to brown streak virus infection in susceptible and resistant cassava varieties Read Story 03/12/2017 Switzerland
Scientists to detail progress and challenges regarding global cassava threats at meetings in Nigeria Read Story 03/10/2017 Nigeria
DA-PRDP to start cassava granules production in S. Cotabato Read Story 03/10/2017 Philippines
Eliminating hidden hunger in Africa by fortifying staple crops Read Story 02/26/2017 USA
HarvestPlus plans 500,000mt demand for biofortified crops, foods in 2017 Read Story 02/26/2017 Nigeria
The magic of cassava: adapting to climate change in the Democratic Republic of the Congo Read Story 02/23/2017 DRC
Ericulture- a boom to cassava farmers Read Story 02/21/2017 Thailand
Gene expression atlas for the food security crop cassava Read Story 02/16/2017 USA
Ogun govt partners IFAD on cassava, rice production Read Story 02/15/2017 Nigeria
Innovative NRI projects measure up tools for improved nutrition Read Story 02/10/2017 UK
Malawi farmers apply new methods to increase yield Read Story 02/14/2017 Malawi
CPR releases new variety of Cassava variety to Tanzania Read Story 02/09/2017 Tanzania
African Cassava Agronomy Initiative helps unlock the agronomy of cassava across Nigeria and Tanzania Read Story 02/09/2017 Nigeria

Global partnerships for improving cassava

Read Story



Controlling the twin viral cassava diseases in East Africa through breeding-major victories, but fight is far from over Read Story 02/06/2017 Tanzania
Effects of CO2 Enrichment on Drought-Stressed Cassava Plants Read Story 02/02/2017 Publication
VSU study bares how phytoplasma impair cassava Read Story 02/01/2017 Philippines
A simple hydroponic hardening system and the effect of nitrogen source on the acclimation of in vitro cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz) Read Story 01/29/2017 Colombia
CRISPR inventors expand into agriculture to create desired mutations in Cassava and many other crops Read Story 01/26/2017 USA
Research shows how to grow more cassava, one of the world’s key food crops Read Story 01/25/2017 USA
Cassava could 'transform economies' in Central Africa Read Story 01/24/2016 Cameroon
West Australian agricultural scientist wins prestigious TED fellowship Read Story 01/20/2017 Australia
New disease resistant cassava varieties to be multiplied Read Story 12/28/2016 Rwanda
Cassava coup for Africa with new technology Read Story 01/17/2016 Australia
New disease resistant cassava varieties to be multiplied Read Story 12/28/2016 Rwanda
Co-fermentation of cassava waste pulp hydrolysate with molasses to ethanol for economic optimization Read Story 12/28/2016 Thailand
New book on cassava now online Read Story 12/28/2016 Global
Danforth Center receives funding to expand cassava project to Nigeria Read Story 12/23/2016 Nigeria
Promote alliances in cassava R&D to aid food security Read Story 12/21/2016 Cameroon
Why We’re Biofortifying Staple Foods – Howarth Bouis Read Story 12/16/2016 Nigeria
IITA Cameroon participates in the CTA Cassava regional Forum in Yaoundé Read Story 12/16/2016 Nigeria
Behind the cover: New phytologist 213:1, January 2017 Read Story 12/12/2016 Global
Isabela-made implement digs cassava fast Read Story 12/05/2016 Philippines
Tanzania partners with Cornell-affiliated NextGen Cassava Read Story 12/05/2016 Tanzania
Global initiative calls for urgent action against invasive alien species Read Story 11/29/2016 Global
Divergent evolutionary and epidemiological dynamics of
cassava mosaic geminiviruses in Madagascar
Read Story 11/29/2016 Madagascar
Southwestern Colombia will have two new varieties of
cassava delivered by Corpoica
Read Story 11/29/2016 Colombia
The 1st International Fair of Cassava (Fiman) brings together
60 exhibitors and 5000 visitors
Read Story 11/27/2016 Brazil
UNIDO promotes cassava bioethanol technology transfer
at a Ho Chi Minh City 
Read Story 11/27/2016 Vietnam
Lassa fever: UI researcher develops rat baits from cassava waste Read Story 11/27/2016 Nigeria
Chapter contribution to a new book Read Story 11/23/2016 Ghana
Transforming cassava peel waste to quality feeds fast-tracked
by private sector in Nigeria
Read Story 11/21/2016 Nigeria
Eleven years of breeding efforts to combat cassava brown
streak disease
Read Story 11/16/2016 Uganda
Scientists bang heads in Malawi to save Cassava from viral
Read Story 11/16/2016 Malawi
Accelerated Cassava breeding coming via OHV
technology collaboration
Read Story 11/16/2016 USA
The output of 2nd Introductory Workshop on Ethanol
production from Cassava
Read Story 11/15/2016 Thailand
The Cassava Genome Hub: Terabytes of tuberous tropical root
research set to revolutionize big data for agriculture
Read Story 11/15/2016 Vietnam
Efforts on stream to increase cassava yield Read Story 11/13/2016 Guyana
IITA scientist and spouse counsel young innovators in Nigeria Read Story 11/11/2016 Nigeria
Fight against Ganoderma root rot disease begins in the acacia seedling Read Story 11/08/2016 Vietnam
Special Report: FAO/WFP Crop and Food Security Assessment
Mission to Madagascar
Read Story 11/08/2016 FAO
A step towards better nutrition for African children Read Story 11/07/2016 Nigeria
Cassava brown streak virus has a rapidly evolving genome Read Story 11/05/2016 UK
Cassava mechanization workshop at IITA-Ibadan Read Story 11/04/2016 Nigeria
Researchers canvass integrated approach to cassava production Read Story 11/02/2016 Nigeria
Cassava, flies and viruses: studying the role of whiteflies in cassava disease at the BecA-ILRI Hub Read Story 11/02/2016 Kenya
Brewing a cassava crop model Read Story 11/01/2016 Colombia
Anambra gets FG, World Bank backing for cassava project Read Story 11/01/2016 Nigeria
Smart farming of cassava with focus on integrated soil fertility management increases yield by 60% in Tanzania Read Story 10/29/2016 Tanzania
CGIAR announces approval of next phase of CRPs Read Story 10/28/2016 Peru
IITA cited for its efforts in improving food and nutrition security Read Story 10/28/2016 Nigeria
CTCRI Vision 2050 Read Story 10/28/2016 India
Application for admission to One-Year training programme in modern and sustainable agriculture Read Story 10/28/2016 Nigeria
Kenyan scientists on track to develop virus-resistant cassava Read Story 10/27/2016 Kenya
Researchers root for more cassava research Read Story 10/27/2016 USA
CAVA II Uganda adopts over 40 new SMEs and CPGs into cassava production and processing Read Story 10/26/2016 Uganda
Scientists root for more cassava research to help meet greater demand for food Read Story 10/25/2016 UK
Visting researcher focuses on droughts and climate variability Read Story 10/25/2016 Sweden
Chevron launches cassava projects with 40 graduates Read Story 10/24/2016 Nigeria
Accepting applications for 2017 Borlaug fellowships Read Story 10/17/2016 USA
5-year corn, cassava roadmap for AgNor OK’d Read Story 10/16/2016 Philippines
Programs empower women farmers around the world Read Story 10/15/2016 USA
Auburn University post-doc tracks cassava virus history in East Africa Read Story 10/14/2016 Kenya
Guangdong Province to support the production of cassava CATAS farm mechanization "going out" Read Story 10/13/2016 China
Joint station, to carry out cassava research Read Story 10/11/2016 China
Handbook on arthropod pests and diseases of cassava released Read Story 10/10/2016 Philippines
Ivorian cassava yield triples with better soil management Read Story 10/04/2016 Belgium
IITA DDG strengthens ties with staff, partners in Rwanda Read Story 10/01/2016 Nigeria
Integrated weed control holds promise for cassava revolution
in smallholder farms, says Cornell professor
Read Story 09/26/2016 Nigeria

Video: Ugandan scientists to make plastic bags out of cassava

Read Story 09/25/2016 Uganda
Edible crickets can be reared on weeds and cassava plant tops Read Story 09/22/2016 Sweden
Improving cassava processing: less energy, higher efficiency
and more stable prices
Read Story 09/19/2016 Peru
Cassava varieties show promise against deadly diseases Read Story 09/16/2016 Kenya
Celebrating achievements in the IITA Year of Open Access Read Story 09/09/2016 Nigeria
Gates grant helps NC state solve molecular mysteries Read Story 09/08/2016 USA
Cassava genome mapped to help boost its qualities Read Story 09/05/2016 Kenya
Vitamin A Cassava, Maize not GM Crops, say FG, experts Read Story 08/24/2016 Nigeria
The potential of using biotechnology to improve cassava: a review Read Story 08/12/2016 Colombia
GIZ, PIND partner with Federal Government, development
organizations on National Cassava Summit
Read Story 08/04/2016 Nigeria
A boost for Cassava production Read Story 06/23/2016 Nigeria
African cassava initiative moves to reduce yield gap on the continent Read Story 06/08/2016 Nigeria
Finally, ACAI and IITA-CWMP adopt Cassava matters
as common platform for communication
Read Story 06/03/2016 Nigeria
Corpoica and CIAT: committed to developing a better seed
collection management system
Read Story 06/01/2016 Colombia
The Rockefeller Foundation Cassava innovation challenge Read Story 05/12/2016 USA
Improving techniques to reduce postharvest losses: APHLIS+ launch Read Story 05/09/2016 Ghana
Future Smartphones will tell you what’s killing your plants Read Story 04/26/2016 Philippines
New project to build commercially sustainable cassava
seed system in Nigeria
Read Story 04/22/2016 Nigeria
Cassava's genetic map hints at cyanide secrets Read Story 04/19/2016 USA
Comparative analysis highlights impacts of previous
breeding programs on cassava genome
Read Story 04/18/2016 USA
Cassava in south-east Asia under threat from witches' broom disease Read Story 04/15/2016 Vietnam
Linkages between staple crops research and poverty outcomes Read Story 04/04/2016 Peru
Long dry season, diseases affect cassava production in Lango Read Story 03/30/2016 Uganda
Tackling climate change in agriculture Read Story 03/29/2016 Vietnam
Bill Gates donates $6m for cassava and rice farming in Nigeria Read Story 03/27/2016 Nigeria
Crop Research Institute invents cassava harvester Read Story 03/20/2016 Ghana
Melatonin plays a role in controlling postharvest physiological
deterioration of cassava storage roots
Read Story 03/17/2016 China
KNUST hosts quarterly meeting of the IITA-McGill Cassava project Read Story 03/15/2016 Nigeria
The annual AAAS meeting looked at the immune system,
Roman portraits and genetic engineering. But first: improvements
to a staple African crop
Read Story 02/20/2016 Washington
Scientists discuss global Whitefly menace Read Story 02/16/2016 Africa

African Cassava agronomy initiative to change the fortunes of cassava farmers

Read Story 01/27/2016 Nigeria