Project to build sustainable cassava seed system in Africa gets new phase [Premium Times]

To improve their yields and incomes, African cassava farmers need regular and reliable access to high quality planting materials of the newest and best varieties. Access to such cassava stems, however, is often a problem. Agrodealers don’t sell them, and free distributions by NGOs and government programmes are sporadic and unreliable. Consequently, many cassava farmers …

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Limiting the COVID-19 Food Crisis in Africa Begins With Local Farmers [cfr.org]

The COVID-19 pandemic poses challenges for African agriculture. Farming is the dominant way people in sub-Saharan Africa earn their living and feed their families. But government restrictions on movement designed to slow the spread of COVID-19 have made the daily activities of African farmers more difficult and may well lead to a reduction in the production and …

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I aim to give many people reasons to start a farm — Odumosu [PUNCH]

Damilare Odumosu, 27, is a business intelligence data analyst at Introhive, Canada, and the founder of All Farmers Online. He tells TOFARATI IGE about his career What is your educational qualification? I have a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from the University of Lagos. I also obtained a Master’s degree in Technology Management and Entrepreneurship from …

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