Tag Archives: Cassava

A Green Initiative For Nigeria

As a company, Green Nation, seeks to educate and enable Nigerians maximize the gains in the agriculture sector. Towards that end, the company organizes a weekly seminar in Ikeja, Lagos.  The initiative, which began in April, 2017 continues to gather momentum as more people join to learn modern trends in agriculture. To benefit, prospective members are

HarvestPlus Tackles Violence with Diet

  To reduce crime rate and violence in Nigeria, HarvestPlus Nigeria, a research institute, is set to spread its Hidden Hunger campaign across the states in the country. Paul Ilona, country manager of the institute, disclosed that lack of vitamin A deters growth, development, and maintenance of human immune system. To him, right diet with

HarvestPlus Spreads Pro Vitamin A Cassava

It is no longer news that Nigeria, producing over 34 million tonnes annually, is the largest producer of cassava in the world. But the recent spread of pro vitamin A cassava variety, popularly known as ‘yellow cassava’, across the country by HarvestPlus Nigeria, a research institute that is committed to breeding crops for better nutrition,

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