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DIIVA - Malawi / Cassava

CGIAR’s DIIVA Project

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

Malawi/Cassava overview

92%
8%
39%
61%

183,820 hectares of Cassava in Malawi (DIIVA estimate)

61% of this area estimated to be grown with improved varieties in 2009

1998 figures: 76,000 hectares / 8% improved varieties

Malawi/Cassava releases

Total number of released varieties: 13

Malawi/Cassava adoption

183,820 ha of Cassava in Malawi (DIIVA estimate)
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Malawi/Cassava researchers

National Agricultural Researchers - Full time equivalents by discipline and education