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DIIVA - Benin / Maize

CGIAR’s DIIVA Project

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

Benin/Maize overview

74.7%
25.3%
46%
54%

830,000 hectares of Maize in Benin (DIIVA estimate)

54% of this area estimated to be grown with improved varieties in 2009

1998 figures: 513,100 hectares / 25.3% improved varieties

Benin/Maize releases

Total number of released varieties: 36

Benin/Maize adoption

830,000 ha of Maize in Benin (DIIVA estimate)
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Benin/Maize researchers

National Agricultural Researchers - Full time equivalents by discipline and education