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DIIVA - Nigeria / Rice

CGIAR’s DIIVA Project

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

Nigeria/Rice overview

40%
60%
49.6%
50.4%

1,201,346 hectares of Rice in Nigeria (DIIVA estimate)

50.4% of this area estimated to be grown with improved varieties in 2010

1998 figures: 1,880,080 hectares / 60% improved varieties

Nigeria/Rice releases

Total number of released varieties: 58

Nigeria/Rice adoption

1,201,346 ha of Rice in Nigeria (DIIVA estimate)
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Nigeria/Rice researchers

National Agricultural Researchers - Full time equivalents by discipline and education