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DIIVA - Ghana / Cassava

CGIAR’s DIIVA Project

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

Ghana/Cassava overview

75%
25%
64%
36%

858,840 hectares of Cassava in Ghana (DIIVA estimate)

36% of this area estimated to be grown with improved varieties in 2009

1998 figures: 630,000 hectares / 25% improved varieties

Ghana/Cassava releases

Total number of released varieties: 21

Ghana/Cassava adoption

858,840 ha of Cassava in Ghana (DIIVA estimate)
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Ghana/Cassava researchers

National Agricultural Researchers - Full time equivalents by discipline and education