Author: J. Muthie

Tela maize records promising result in Nigeria’s trial

Nigeria’s quest to introduce maize varieties resistant to insects/pests such as Stem Borer and Fall Army Worm (FAW) and drought recorded promising result at the confined field trials (CFT) currently being conducted at the research farms of the Institute for Agricultural Research (IAR), Samaru, Zaria. The trial carried out in partnership with the African Agricultural […]

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Removing drudgery from cassava farming – success for farmer Stephania Kunda in Zambia

by AATF Africa Cassava, a highly nutritious crop, can be time consuming to plant, maintain and harvest. This has caused many farmers to shun planting the crop and those who plant cassava neglect its maintenance leading to below optimum yields. Cassava Mechanisation and Agroprocessing Project (CAMAP), currently being implemented in Nigeria, Zambia and Uganda, is […]

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