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DIIVA - Nigeria / Cassava

CGIAR’s DIIVA Project

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

Nigeria/Cassava overview

81%
19%
54%
46%

3,628,930 hectares of Cassava in Nigeria (DIIVA estimate)

46% of this area estimated to be grown with improved varieties in 2009

1998 figures: 2,950,000 hectares / 19% improved varieties

Nigeria/Cassava releases

Total number of released varieties: 68

Nigeria/Cassava adoption

3,628,930 ha of Cassava in Nigeria (DIIVA estimate)
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Nigeria/Cassava researchers

National Agricultural Researchers - Full time equivalents by discipline and education