Nigeria

Innovation and technology
In the media

Source: The Nigerian Voice (3 May 2019)

The FACASI project has benefited over a hundred young people from Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Zimbabwe.

Innovation and technology
Features

Researchers are using data and tools to produce information that can help farmers, research institutions and governments take better decisions on agronomic practices and investments.

Capacity development
Capacity development
Features

How important is farming relative to non-farm activities for the income of young rural Africans?

Food security
Features

Trials of the Nutrient Expert app showed improved yields, fertilizer-use efficiency and increased profits for farmers.

Innovation and technology
Features

Gene editing technology could revolutionize the way scientists breed high-yielding drought, disease and pest resistant, high quality plant seeds, greatly reducing the time it currently takes to develop new varieties

News

Several African nation ambassadors to Zimbabwe pledged to step up support for improved agriculture technologies.

Food security
Features

Diverse, stress tolerant maize varieties are benefiting smallholders throughout sub-Saharan Africa.

Features

At least 40 million smallholder farmers in sub-Saharan Africa are profiting from more than 200 new drought-tolerant varieties of maize.