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DIIVA - Nigeria / Maize

CGIAR’s DIIVA Project

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

Nigeria/Maize overview

60%
40%
5%
95%

3,708,000 hectares of Maize in Nigeria (DIIVA estimate)

95% of this area estimated to be grown with improved varieties in 2009

1998 figures: 4,255,000 hectares / 40% improved varieties

Nigeria/Maize releases

Total number of released varieties: 111

Nigeria/Maize adoption

3,708,000 ha of Maize in Nigeria (DIIVA estimate)
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Nigeria/Maize researchers

National Agricultural Researchers - Full time equivalents by discipline and education