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DIIVA - Zimbabwe / Cassava

CGIAR’s DIIVA Project

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

Zimbabwe/Cassava overview

92%
8%
48%
52%

49,000 hectares of Cassava in Zimbabwe (DIIVA estimate)

52% of this area estimated to be grown with improved varieties in 2009

1998 figures: 38,000 hectares / 8% improved varieties

Zimbabwe/Cassava releases

Total number of released varieties: 6

Zimbabwe/Cassava adoption

49,000 ha of Cassava in Zimbabwe (DIIVA estimate)
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Zimbabwe/Cassava researchers

National Agricultural Researchers - Full time equivalents by discipline and education