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DIIVA - Benin / Cassava

CGIAR’s DIIVA Project

A consolidated database of crop varietal releases, adoption, and research capacity in Africa south of the Sahara

Benin/Cassava overview

92%
8%
34%
66%

242,000 hectares of Cassava in Benin (DIIVA estimate)

66% of this area estimated to be grown with improved varieties in 2009

1998 figures: 158,000 hectares / 8% improved varieties

Benin/Cassava releases

Total number of released varieties: 5

Benin/Cassava adoption

242,000 ha of Cassava in Benin (DIIVA estimate)
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Benin/Cassava researchers

National Agricultural Researchers - Full time equivalents by discipline and education